The whales appeared to be feeding using a process called bubblenet feeding, also known as lunge feeding.
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When considering thrill diving, sharks are generally the species that comes to mind. But for two Central California divers, two lunge-feeding humpback whales offered the thrill of a lifetime when the mammals emerged only a few feet away from where the pair held onto a safety rope, Pete Thomas Outdoors reports.
The incredible encounter occurred at Souza Rock, about two miles off the coast of Morro Bay, during a SloDiversÂ charter. The event was captured on camera.