Rare Footage Captures a 40 Ton Humpback Whale Leaps Entirely Out of the Water!

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This video shows a humpback whale mother cow swimming with a calf. It shows an adult 40 ton whale on its back, slapping both its left and right fins on the water, then leaping entirely out of the water!It seems that never before has a recording been made of an adult humpback whale leaping entirely out of the water! A very rare event, indeed.

image/text credit: Craig Capehart

Dolphins and even Great White Sharks have been seen flying out of the water, but this is a first for an adult humpback whale!The majestic animal comes out of the water and leaps into the air in the breath-taking footage.

Scuba diver Craig Capehart captured breathtaking footage of the 40-ton adult breaching completely out of the water off the coast of Mbotyi in southeastern South Africa on July 8.

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Scuba diver Craig Capehart was shocked by how many whales he and his crew saw while out on the water off the coast of South Africa recently: “An unexpected bonus!”He shared the magnificent video to YouTube , and it’s going viral.

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