Whale Surprises Paddleboarders in Argentina

Two Argentine paddleboarders made the sighting of their lives when whales swam next to them Tuesday in the coastal town of Monte Hermoso.

Paddleboarders Valentin Villalba and Diego Schulz told local media they were surrounded by 12 whales for about an hour.

The men, who did not identify the species of the whales, said they never felt fear, but instead an immense feeling of joy.

In the videos, one of them can be seen petting a whale. In another shot, the other paddleboarder is pushed off his board by one of the marine mammals.

(Reuters)

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