A group of whale watchers were out in Monterey Bay California when they experienced an incredible sight that most people never get to see in their entire lives. The whale watchers were waiting patiently when a fishing boat carrying some unsuspecting fishermen was driving by.
All of a sudden, from the depths below, a giant humpback whale bursts from the sea just meters from the fishing vessel surprising everyone in the area. The massive creature shot into the air and came down with a loud crashing force. The footage was captured by photographer Douglas Croft and it is incredible. Take a look below.
“It was quite exciting! Salmon season coincides with the time when humpbacks are returning to Monterey Bay to feed for the summer and there were hundreds of boats on the bay fishing.” stated Douglas Croft.
Clancy's comment: Extraordinary photoes.
We saw a whale breach twice whilst whale watching in Gloucester Mass a few years back. Brilliant! They told us it was rare... and then the big guy did it twice!ReplyDelete
What a terrific experience. Although I think if that had happened to me when I was out in my kayak, I might have just taken to the sky (without a plane) and zoomed off to a 'safe distance' and only then, stopped and watched. And by then it would probably all be over. But I am sure I would have capsized in the excitement. Thank you.ReplyDelete