Eaten Alive!

Eaten Alive!

Ah, to be swallowed whole and hugged within the stomach of a colossal beast. To some this idea is bliss; to most it's the stuff of nightmares. But can any creature on Earth truly swallow a human whole and alive? How likely is it? Join Robert and Julie on this Stuff to Blow Your Mind adventure deep inside the belly of a colossal whale.

Image Caption: Circa 1800: The prophet Jonah emerges from the whale. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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Topics in this Podcast: whales, digestion, biology