Video: Humpback whale breaches on top of kayakers

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MOSS LANDING, Calif. — A passenger on a recent whale-watching tour captured some dramatic moments on video, when a humpback whale jumped out of the water and nearly crushed two kayakers.

The Sanctuary Cruises whale-watching tour happened over the weekend in the Monterey Bay in California.  According to the video description on YouTube, the tour happened upon a large gathering of humpbacks that were feeding and coming up for air among some kayakers.  Suddenly, a whale breached and splashed back down, nearly crushing a tandem kayak.

The video shows the two people who had been on-board were uninjured in the encounter.

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