Man stands on a dead whale - level 3

Man stands on a dead whale - level 3

07-11-2014 07:00

Oh look, a dead whale surrounded by sharks. Oh look, an idiot!

That’s 26-year-old Australian man Harrison who took it upon himself to dive into the ocean near Australia’s Rottnest Islands to board a dead and whale sort of ride it for a bit. Despite the heavy presence of sharks in the water, Harrison still decided to jump off his boat and clamber aboard the cetacean which luckily was too dead to put up much of a fuss.

Authorities considered fining the krill-seeker, sorry thrill-seeker, but decided not to as the whale was already dead, and he didn’t remove any of it. Harrison’s parents think he’s an idiot.

“Mom thinks I’m an idiot. Dad’s not too proud of me, you know…”

You’re mum’s right, Harrison. You are an idiot.

Difficult words: board (to get on something), sort of (in a way), despite (even though), presence (when something or someone is close to you), cetacean (mammal that lives in the sea), fuss (protest), authorities (people in position of power), fine (punish by making him pay money), krill (small animals which are eaten by whales).


Do you also think he's an idiot?

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