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: "Time for the village to step up": Volunteers help ease nationwide baby formula shortage
The swimmer continues to cruise on by as the whale briefly surfaces for air.READ MORE: Video: Likely tornado spotted in Charlestown, New Hampshire
Watch the encounter in the video player above.MORE NEWS: Bail hearing postponed for Nathan Carman, charged in mom's death at sea
Last month, a lobster diver said he was nearly swallowed whole by a whale off Cape Cod.