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Rare Moment 40-Ton Whale Jumps Entirely out of the Water Caught on Camera

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Sadly Humpback whales are one animal that were never destined to fly - the fact that the average weight of a fully grown adult is around 36,000kg makes sure of that - which is why this video of a humpback whale momentarily taking off as it breaches the water off the coast of South Africa is going viral.

The footage was shot in the Indian by scuba diver Craig Capehart who estimates that the whale which made the perfect jump weighed an impressive 40 tons. Whilst there a plenty of clips showing similar behaviour in humpback whales there are few if any videos that show a whale of this size leaping entirely out of the water and for that reason we'll score this whales attempt a 10 out of 10.