Video: Divers almost swallowed by Humpback whales!

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Two divers had an encounter with a pair of Humpback whales that was rather too close for comfort.

Shawn Stamback and his scuba diving partner, Francis Antigua, were whale watching in the water near their boat off the coat of California on July 20 when they suddenly became surrounded by hundreds of sardines. The fish seemed to be trying to get out of the way of something — but before the divers had the chance to react, two Humpback whales breached the surface, swallowing huge mouthfuls of the fish.

The YouTube video below shows just how close the whales came to the divers — and just how fast Stamback can swim!

 

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