Watch: Kayaker's extremely close encounter with a whale

He was just innocently paddling away in Vancouver bay...

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Kayaker's Extremely Close Encounter with Whale in Vancouver Bay



A kayaker's seriously close encounter with a whale in Vancouver's English Bay, Canada, was captured in this video uploaded to YouTube this week.

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The kayaker and a friend were paddling near Jericho Beach in the hope of spotting a humpback whale that had been seen in the area over previous days, according to a media report.

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