A kayaker is surprised by two breaching humpback whales off the coast of Seabright State Beach in Santa Cruz, Calif. A local news broadcast is calling the rare photo a “whale of a tale.” (Photo: AP /Santa Cruz Conference and Visitors Council, Paul Schraub) High-res

A kayaker is surprised by two breaching humpback whales off the coast of Seabright State Beach in Santa Cruz, Calif. A local news broadcast is calling the rare photo a “whale of a tale.”

(Photo: AP /Santa Cruz Conference and Visitors Council, Paul Schraub)