Lost gray whale spotted just a few feet from swimmers

The footage was shot using a drone

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An amazing video has emerged from California, USA of a lost gray whale at Laguna Beach only a few feet away from a group of swimmers.

The incredible drone footage shows the marine mammal cruising around the shallows of the clear blue water.

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The swimmers appear to be oblivious to the huge creature beneath them.

"A gray whale showed up inside Dana Point Harbour today and was lost inside for a couple hours," the filmer wrote online.

"After it exited the harbour, it continued up the coast towards Alaska where the rest of the gray whales are feeding right now.

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