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Humpback whale lands on top of kayakers in California


Two kayakers in California got the shock of a lifetime when a humpback whale landed on their kayak. The freak incident occurred near Monterey Bay’s Moss Landing Harbor in California.

The whale breached the water dragging the two kayakers under the surface. Footage was recorded by whale watchers on a trip organised by Sanctuary Cruises, who posted it to their YouTube account. The footaged shows the two disappearing under the water, resurfacing a few seconds later unharmed.

“On our 08:00am Sanctuary Cruises whale tour, just outside the harbor in Moss Landing, two kayakers on a tandem kayak were almost crushed to death by a massive, near full-size humpback whale. We stopped to see a large aggregation of humpbacks feeding and carrying on with random acts of hijinks. There were also a lot of kayakers right in the middle of it all. Humpbacks were coming up next to and in the middle of many kayakers. It was amusing.”

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