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Unless you like to run around the Kingdom of Tonga battling angry 40 tonne monsters in heat.
Cameraman Mr Roger Munns filmed most of the underwater footage of the heat run for the BBC.
Mr Munns had to freedive whilst holding his breath to get shots of the whales swimming past him at speed, as the use of scuba tanks would disturb the humpbacks.
“We had to find the whales when they are on the heat run, which is hard,” says Dr Oakes.
“Then we had to position the diving team in front of the charging pack of whales for them to have any chance.”
“At one point I think Roger had the female and seven or eight males go past him. He said it was the most incredible experience of his life. Like standing in the middle of a motorway.”
And this is why I watch the BBC.
On a related note, if your stomach can handle it, watch The Cove: