Stunning Aerial Footage of Dolphins Playing with Humpback Whale

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Dramatic drone footage shows hundreds of dolphins playing with a humpback whale off the coast of California.

Monteray Bay Whale Watch

The Monterey Bay Whale Watch video, which was filmed on May 14 during a whale-watching trip near Monterey, shows about 1,500 dolphins ‘snout-riding’ the calf and its mother.

Monteray Bay Whale Watch

Marine biologists believe that this practice of ‘snout-riding’ is a way to get the whale to move forward.

Monteray Bay Whale Watch

The footage shows that the dolphins seem to really enjoy the frolic and the whales are not in the least bothered by the dolphins’ antics.