Run In With Dolphin Leaves Man With 18 Stiches

Written by Outdoor Beasts Staff on February 16, 2016

 

Yep…

Dolphins are jerks.

A surfer in southern California has 18 staples in his head after a dolphin hit him in the head while riding the waves last week.

Thomas Machuca says she was surfing Black’s Beach in La Jolla on Wednesday when he came across a pod of dolphins.

Outdoor Beasts Run In With Dolphin Leaves Man With 18 Stiches

When one of the dolphins jumped out of the water, it hit him in the head with its dorsal fin, leaving him bleeding from a gaping gash on the roof of his head in open water.

Outdoor Beasts Run In With Dolphin Leaves Man With 18 Stiches

‘I look up and one shoots out of the water face to face with me, about 6 feet in front of me,’ Machuca told Fox 5 San Diego.

‘So I’m eye to eye with this thing and at this point I don’t even remember too much other than I tried to move my head. Next thing I know it was like somebody hit me with a bat on top of my head.’

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