Huge Whale Greeted Tourists as Swam under Boat

03.08.2016

Participants of boat ride in the Province of Quebec (Canada) dreamed to witness the whale, but they did not expect it would be such a close acquaintance. The giant fin whale showed bewildered tourists the striped belly and then swam right under the boat.

As a result, no one was hurt, but the experience turned out to be unforgettable. A video shot by one of the passengers, had collected more than a million views on the Internet.

Fin whale belongs to the rorqual family. It is the second largest animal on the planet after the blue whale. The body length of fin whales that lives in the Northern Hemisphere, where Canada is situated, can reach 24 meters, and weight can reach 70 tons.