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Whale watchers recount bizarre yacht jump

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South African couple Paloma Werner and Ralph Mothes went on NBC's "Today" show Thursday morning to discuss the amazing pictures that have spread all over the world of a 40-ton whale landing on the deck of their yacht.

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Comment by Tyger Gilbert
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From the article: "Moments before the animal leapt it had pounded its tail on the surface of the water in a 'lob-tailing' ritual to communicate with other whales."

Meaning: "Hey, guys! [Hold my beer and] Watch this!"


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