20:20 GMT +313 December 2019
Listen Live
    Death On The Beach

    Death on the Beach: Spooky Creature Scares Instagram Users to Save Lives

    © Photo : Youtube/Sputnik
    Videoclub
    Get short URL
    0 40
    Subscribe

    The Grim Reaper has become a new resident on the beaches of New Zealand trying to lurk swimmers to drown in the nation's waters. “If you do something foolish in the water, I’ll be there,” the Death personified warns in its own the Instagram account which has already gained more than 82k followers.

    According to Water Safety New Zealand, around 105 people die annually  on the island, and 81 of these deaths are preventable. Many incidents involve young men swimming while drunk.

    The humorous social media campaign featuring "the Swim Reaper" was launched in collaboration with the country's government and is aimed to promote water safety among men aged between 15 to 34 and to stop people from making fatal decisions.

    Related:

    Chemical 'Mist' Sweeps Over a Popular Beach in England
    Diver vs Shark: A Deadly Fight for Fish Caught on Video
    Tags:
    video, safety, swimming, death, New Zealand
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik

    More videos

    • Seal
      Last update: 19:00 13.12.2019
      19:00 13.12.2019

      Seal Looks Confused as It Holds Umbrella and Is Photographed

      There is nothing strange about seeing someone with an umbrella on a sunny day: as it can be useful both on rainy and cloudless days.

    • Cat
      Last update: 14:00 13.12.2019
      14:00 13.12.2019

      Cat Meets Curious Hedgehog

      Hedgehogs are solitary and territorial animals that do not tolerate cohabitation with their own kind. So what kind of relationship can they expect to have with other members of the animal world?

    • Dog
      Last update: 07:30 13.12.2019
      07:30 13.12.2019

      Adorable Golden Retriever Trained by Owner

      The Golden Retriever is a friendly dog, completely safe for children. It has a high level of intelligence and the ability to learn.

    • Love Knows No Bounds: Golden Retriever, Rabbit Make Best of Friends
      Last update: 01:30 13.12.2019
      01:30 13.12.2019

      Love Knows No Bounds: Golden Retriever, Rabbit Make Best of Friends

      Golden retrievers are already known for being gentle and friendly, but this extraordinary relationship illustrates how enormously sweet and loving they really are!