Very close encounter with humpback whale

Close Encounter With Humpbacked Whale
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Joseph Weber and his wife were sailing off the Gulf of Maine in their lobster boat when they experienced a spectacular close encounter with some humpback whales.

When Weber cut the engine of the boat, the whales lazed around for ten minutes, seemingly enjoying the attention they were receiving.



One whale frightened the Webers when he jumped out of the water and landed with a terrific splash that rocked the wooden boat.

If you're not into whales, Joseph's wife's reaction alone is worth a viewing.

Credit: YouTube/ AM1690

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AT SEA, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 26: A young adult Humpback Whale breaches into the air during a miratory frolic in Australia's Hervey Bay Marine Park off Fraser Island, north of Brisbane, 25 August 2001. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read DANIEL BAYER/AFP/Getty Images)
SOUTH AFRICA - SEPTEMBER 23: A southern right whale breaches the water at Hermanus, east of Cape Town, South Africa, Friday, September 23, 2005. The whale-watching industry is helping fuel a boom in South African tourism, which accounted for 7.4 percent of the country's gross domestic product in 2004. A record 6.7 million visitors spent a total of 47.8 billion rand ($7.5 billion) on lodging, food and safaris, according to South African Tourism, the government's official promotion agency. (Photo by Dave Fish/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - 1989/01/01: USA, Washington, San Juan Islands, Haro Strait, Orca (killer Whale), Breaching. (Photo by Wolfgang Kaehler/LightRocket via Getty Images)
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