An experienced British kayaker has calmly watched on as a huge whale circled his vessel. See the footage here.
Kayaker captures footage of encounter with huge whale
A lone kayaker has captured “thrilling” footage of a close encounter with a 30ft whale off the coast of Cornwall in England.
Rupert Kirkwood, 62, filmed as he was circled by a Minke whale for 20 minutes.
“Whales are very difficult to spot because they just roll off the surface without a splash and then they go,” Mr Kirkwood said.
“The beauty of them – which always makes the hair stand up on the back of my neck – is the noise of the blowhole.