An up-close Encounter

A group of kayakers making their way around B.C.'s Discovery Islands ran into a humpback whale nursing her calf last week.

Then the pair — along with some more humpbacks — started putting on a show.

The whales breached several times near the group, and a few boaters caught it all on camera. Wildcoast Adventures, the company leading the outing, later compiled the footage into a video. Read more here: