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Close encounter with humpback whale near Victoria (VIDEO)

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DH Vancouver Staff Nov 27, 2013 2:22 pm

On Monday, a group of whale watchers were very lucky to have been able to spot a humpback whale just metres away from their boat.

The group was on a vessel operated by Westside Whale Watch Charters. They spotted a humpback whale in the distance, but they didn’t expect the 40-foot mammal would re-surface just metres away. The entire close encounter lasted for about an hour.

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Image: WhaleOfAPurpose

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