PLUM ISLAND (CBS) — A whale and swimmer had a close encounter off Plum Island Thursday morning. Luckily, no one ended up in a whale’s mouth this time.
Ann-Margret McDade filmed what she believed to be a right whale feeding next to a swimmer. There are fewer than 400 of the endangered whales left in the ocean.READ MORE: CDC Expected To Recommend Face Masks For Fully Vaccinated Americans Again In Some Indoor Settings
The swimmer continues to cruise on by as the whale briefly surfaces for air.READ MORE: Mass. Traffic Is Back To Pre-Pandemic Levels, But At Different Times And Routes
Watch the encounter in the video player above.MORE NEWS: North End Residents Voice Complaints About Outdoor Dining
Last month, a lobster diver said he was nearly swallowed whole by a whale off Cape Cod.