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Close Encounters of the Ginormous Whales Kind [VIDEO]

Kayakers get right in the middle of several HUGE  whales to take some awesome video footage.

While kayaking off the coast of Senja Island in northern Norway, kayakers finds themselves in the middle of a pod of giant whales. The whales were apparently hunting herring as they surfaces repeatedly around the kayakers, at times within mere feet of the small boats.

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It is an incredible sight and the video imagery seems even more impressive with the haunting background music.

The video’s description declares, “The coast of Norway is teaming with Orca, humpback, fin whales and all sorts of underwater life during the winter season!”

Close Encounters of the Ginormous Whales Kind [VIDEO]