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This TV Presenter's Jaw Hit The Floor When A Blue Whale Turned Up

Whales > humans.

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This is Dorris Welch, and she knows absolutely all sorts about whales.

In a live interview with Steve Backshall on BBC's Big Blue Live, she talked about how she's led daily whale-watching trips off the cost of Monterey, California, just a normal interview, nothing to see here...
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In a live interview with Steve Backshall on BBC's Big Blue Live, she talked about how she's led daily whale-watching trips off the cost of Monterey, California, just a normal interview, nothing to see here...

Until suddenly, she was interrupted. BY A GODDAMN BLUE WHALE. 🐋😱

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Mid-broadcast the massive sea beast just sauntered on up to Big Blue Live's helicopter camera.

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"This is one of the most extraordinary things I've ever seen," gushed Backshall.

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He said that it was "the largest-known animal to have ever lived on our planet, larger than any of the dinosaurs".

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"It's the size of a jet plane without its wings," Backshall marveled.

Totally awestruck, he continued: "When I started off filming wildlife just 16 years ago, if someone had said 'go and film a blue whale,' I would have said they were crazy."
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Totally awestruck, he continued: "When I started off filming wildlife just 16 years ago, if someone had said 'go and film a blue whale,' I would have said they were crazy."

Steve Backshall rn.

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Dorris rn.

The 🐋 rn.

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Watch the video of the full blue whale extravaganza here.

When is it okay to abandon a live interview? When a blue whale suddenly appears behind you... #BigBlueLive https://t.co/irRqnHij0l