Video huge whale breaches next to a small boat in incredible

Every now and then, nature shows its true self, in all its glory, to remind us how wonderful it can be.

A perfect example of this was captured in Californian waters at Monterey Bay, a place famous for whale-watching.

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It was a giant humpback whale caught on camera while breaching the water right in front of a small fishing boat.

The photographer who captured the incredible close encounter, Douglas Craft, said: “The whale is huge! If I were a fisherman, I would probably need some new underwear.”

The small fishing boat and the angle of the shots make the breaching whale look even more huge.

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“I went below deck to shoot from a porthole close to the water level. That’s what gives the amazing perspective of looking up at this whale,” said Douglas.

Together with Douglas was a whale watcher Kate Cummings, who captured an incredible video of the whale breaching. Talking about this, she said:

“It was a pleasure to shoot this video. The whale breached away from the fisherman several times. But sometimes, when whales breach multiple times, they are also heading in a particular direction as they are building underwater momentum for the next breach.

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I think the next breach will be around the fisherman because the whale was heading in that direction, and sure enough! Although I didn’t expect the whale and the boat to line up so perfectly.”

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