Rare whale shark encounter captured on video

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A group of divers was treated to a rare and incredible sight off the coast of Florida.

Keith Brock said he was diving with his wife, Brittany, their niece and a guide from Pura Vida Divers at The Trench near West Palm Beach, Fla., on April 9.

Brock posted the video on Facebook and YouTube. He called it “the encounter of a lifetime!” Brock said the whale was about 60 feet long.

“This whale shark graced us with its presence for approximately one minute, in approximately 30 feet of water, surrounded by nearly 100 remoras and 20+ cobias,” Brock wrote on YouTube.

He said his wife shot the video with a GoPro.

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