This picture shows the moment a boat is surrounded by whales in Monterey, California.
The footage was shot off the coast of California’s historic Fisherman’s Wharf from a boat operated by Chris’ Fishing and Whale Watching, which offers deep-sea fishing and whale-watching cruises in the Pacific Ocean waters beyond Monterey Bay.
A spokesman for the company told Newsflash: “Their sheer size and dominance must be experienced in person to fully understand the magnitude of the wonderful animals we have on this planet.
“The reaction of most people is jaw-dropping. From cheers to just silence from the best show on Earth.
“Monterey is a stopping point for many species of whales throughout the year. Blue whales, Killer whales, humpbacks, greys, dolphins, otters, and many many more!
“Sea-life is abundant in Monterey Bay.”
Asked if there was any danger to the whales or people, the spokesman added: “No danger with the Whales. The Whales in Monterey have become inquisitive and friendly. We as humans should always put their protection and care first.”
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Story By: Michael Leidig, Sub-Editor: Marija Stojkoska, Agency: Newsflash
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