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WATCH: Super pod of humpback whales making waves online

This article has been updated.

Footage of humpback whales on the coast have basically stolen the internet this weekend.

A pod of at least 60 whales were caught on camera making their way around the Cape.

This video footage of the humpback whales was captured at Table Bay between Sea Point and Robben Island.

It is said the pod of whales was feeding on some krill in the Cape waters.

Photographer and drone pilot, Kieran Donnelly captured the rare moment on his drone camera and posted the video on YouTube.

Watch the phenomenal sighting here:


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