The incident happened off Santa Cruz in California and was captured by a nearby swimmer on video.
Scientists have gone on to explain with changing weather patterns whales have been increasingly lured to shore to hunt for their prey, fish, who have migrated closer to shore. In this instance the whales the size of school buses had come up to snack on the school of anchovies wading close to shore.
Reflects Barbara Roettger who shot the video:
‘We were crazy to be out there, you’re a sitting duck basically.’
This off the back of US Coast guard warnings that there had been numerous sightings of whales unseasonably close to shore.
Such it seems are the calamities of changing world weather patterns that one could possibly be brought on by man’s desire to consume vast swaths of energy. Karma can sometimes really bite you in the ass and then some…