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Kayakers have close encounter with humpback whales

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BRITISH COLUMBIA (WKOW) -- Some kayakers in Canada had a close encounter with humpback whales, and it was all caught on video.

The group was on a 5 day expedition and had hear there was a mother humpback whale and her calf in the area. So, they paddled over for a viewing and got just that.

Kayakers sometimes get criticized for getting too close to humpbacks, but these kayakers followed guidelines of staying at least 100 meters away.

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