Giant humpback whale leaps out of sea as fisherman in small boat looks on agog

Nature never fails to amaze us and take our breath away. All those mesmerizing creatures that we get to share this world with only add to the beauty of our planet, and having close encounters with some of the wild and giant beasts is something we all want to experience.

Recently, whale watchers Douglas Croft and Kate Cummings took a video of one of the most fascinating scenes when it comes to men and nature.  During their stay at Monterey Bay, California, they witnessed a Humpback whale leaping out of the water. The best thing of all was that the giant creature decided to get some fresh air right behind a small fishing boat, and it really showed how huge these wales really are compared to a fisherman and his vessel.

Although the place where the video was taken is known as one of the most popular whale-watching spots, no one really expected for such a close encounter to take place.

We believe the person on the boat was as surprised as Croft and Cummings.

Compared to the whale, the boat named Baja Sueno looks like a toy.

We don’t even want to imagine how the captain of that boat must have felt at the moment he realized a whale was getting out of the water so close to him. His feelings were probably a mixture of excitement and fear.

The video is truly amazing and it makes us wish we were on that boat, looking at the magnificent whale having fun right before our eyes.

That had to be a huge and loud splash, don’t you think so? Luckily, it didn’t harm the captain of the boat. Watch the breathtaking moment in the video below:

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