Whale shark spotted near Chincoteague

CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. – A few boaters had an incredible encounter in Chincoteague this weekend.

In the video, shared on Facebook by Ryan Fontello, you can see a whale shark swimming under this boat, which was filmed about eight miles off of Chincoteague.

Ryan and his friends are heard saying the whale is as big as their 16 foot long boat. We’re told the shark hung out for a bit and Ryan says the experience was something he will never forget.

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