Your tip
RadarOnlineRadarOnline
BREAKING NEWS

VIDEO: Tape Surfaces Of Whale That Crashed On Sailboat!

//whale boat_

Jul. 23 2010, Published 9:35 a.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to XShare to Email
Getting your Trinity Audio player ready...

So much for the skeptics who thought a photo of a whale crashing into a South African couple's ship was photoshopped: a video of the incident was captured by a nearby boater, proving the stranger-than-fiction occurrence to be true.

Watch the clip on RadarOnline.com

It happened Sunday to Ralph Mothes and Paloma Werner, a South African couple sailing near Robben Island in Cape Town. As you'll see in the video, an endangered Southern Right Whale, estimated at 30-feet-long and weighing 40-tons, crashed into their yacht.

MORE ON:
South Africa
Article continues below advertisement

VIDEO: Couple Hit By Whale Speak Out

Amazingly, no injuries occurred, though the boat was damaged.

Mothes and Werner are now being investigated by South African authorities on allegations they were harassing the whale.  The pair told Today Show's Matt Lauer on Thursday that they had their engine turned off and were not following the the whale, just watching it.

VIDEO: Shocking Bison Attack Caught On Tape

Advertisement

DAILY. BREAKING. CELEBRITY NEWS. ALL FREE.

More from RadarOnline

More From Radar Online

    Opt-out of personalized ads

    © Copyright 2024 RADAR ONLINE™️. A DIVISION OF MYSTIFY ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK INC. RADAR ONLINE is a registered trademark. All rights reserved. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Offers may be subject to change without notice.