2013-10-24 Cameraman hit on head by humpback whale Print
Written by Andrew Stevenson   

Whale hits cameraman on head

A cautionary tale. Click on the above video and once again we can see how perilous it can be getting in the water with whales. I don't think this Southern hemisphere humpback whale had any intention of hurting the person. You can see as the female noses up to the person its indecision: turn right, turn left? It must have been a glancing blow from the pectoral because the barnicles on these whales are razor sharp. Scary...