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Braving sub-zero temperatures, she has thrown caution — and her clothes — to the wind to tame two beluga whales in a unique and controversial experiment. Natalia Avseenko, 36, was persuaded to strip naked as marine experts believe belugas do not like to be touched by artificial materials such as diving suits. The skilled Russian diver took the plunge as the water temperature hit minus 1.5 degrees Centigrade. Read more: www.dailymail.co.uk...
Originally posted by aRogue
And isn't holding your breath for 8mins in any temps pretty common these days amongst professional deep sea divers?
The current world record for holding breath under water stands at eight minutes and 58 seconds.
However, Natalia is a yoga expert and used meditation techniques to hold her breath and stay under water for an incredible ten minutes and 40 seconds.
Pictures or gtfo. Nevermind...you can't post those pictures. She's rather attractive too.
Yeah RIGHT!! And, the other "scientists" get to see her NAKED!!! The jokes on her! They probably had a bet going..."what can we say to get her out of her clothes? Hmmmm? "I know...tell her the Whales don't like skin diving outfits...yeah, that's it! She's gullible as hell...she'll buy it...trust me! I bet you $20. she'll be in there naked in 20 minutes! You're on...it's a bet!.....20 minutes later...PAY UP, SUCKER! Hey, get the camera...I'm puttin' this on youtube! LOL
- rick, Allentown, PA, U.S.A., 19/6/2011 03:05
Uhm, link plox??? sauce?
Originally posted by Aliensun
reply to post by PheonixOD
I suspect this story sorta is a take off on a story of a few years ago of a female that "co-mingled" with male dolphins. Even to the extent of handling one to an exciting, climatic experience, all in the interest of science, of course.