Indeed, Curtis actually had doubts about whether or not she should post the video online. After all, she reasoned, it might well inspire others to venture out to the same area to try and replicate the experience. However, in the end the diver made up her mind and shared the extraordinary footage that the pair had captured. The film was simply too impressive to keep a secret.
Now, then, the video has been enjoyed by more than 350,000 viewers on YouTube. The astonishing images even show the whales waving their fins as well as playing with their new friends. And it all goes to show just how curious and intelligent these massive creatures are.