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SWIMMING next to 40 tonne whales, dare-devil divers take the plunge with these gentle giants of the sea. The amazing photographs were captured by an underwater diving company while out exploring the ocean in Tonga. Scott Portelli, 41, manager of Swimming with Gentle Giants, said: “I have been swimming with whales in Tonga for over 12 years.

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