Talk about a once in a lifetime opportunity.
BBC’s Steve Backshall, host of Big Blue Live, couldn’t contain his excitement when the camera crew in the station’s helicopter spotted a blue whale in Monterrey Bay, California.
Backshall was interviewing whale expert Dorris Welch when he was notified that a blue whale was nearby.
“I don’t believe what I’ve just heard,” Backshall exclaimed. “The largest animal ever known to have lived on our planet. Larger than the dinosaurs. It’s back. It’s here. It’s in the bay now. This is one of the most extraordinary things I’ve ever seen.”
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