Three New Jersey residents had a surprising, too-close encounter with a huge humpback whale that jumped out of the sea right next to their 19-foot boat.
The force of the massive creature’s lifting from the water shook the boat and knocked over a fish into its bottom.
“Holy sh*t, holy sh*t, holy sh*t,” said Paul Ziolkowski as he managed to barely keep his cool and capture the humpback on video.
Ziolkowski, from the Atlantic Highlands, was fishing with companions not far from the Verrazano Narrows between Staten Island and Brooklyn when the whale suddenly appeared.
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