Can You Survive Quicksand?

  • In the latest segment from National Geographic‘s “I Didn’t Know That” series, Jonny Phillips takes a slow, daring plunge into quicksand in order to explore how difficult it would be to survive the life-threatening experience.

    While he’s able to talk calmly with a rescue team nearby, Phillips is gradually overcome by the pain and nerves that come along with having your body squeezed, trapped, and pulled into the earth. And even with a team of reinforcements on hand, his escape from the sucking sand is still a harrowing ordeal.