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A fisherman from the Scottish Borders has filmed a close encounter, with what he's convinced is a killer whale.
John Malone was out kayaking when he spotted a dorsal fin heading his way.
Jenny Longden reports.
John Malone was fishing in his kayak off the coast of Eyemouth when a huge killer whale came spouting out of the water.
Mr Malone, who is an experienced kayaker, caught the footage on his helmet cam.
He has never seen anything like it:
"I was just sitting quietly fishing away, when i started to hear a huge blowing noise. I spun round and right in front of me was a huge killer whale.
"It was only in shot for a few seconds before it disappeared under the water and left a huge suction ring.
"That's when i really started to panic. Once it disappeared, i didn't know where it was going to come up again. Fortunately it didn't come up underneath my kayak."
John Malone, from Newton St Boswells, was kayaking off the coast of Eyemouth when all of a sudden a killer whale emerged from the water.
Mr Malone captured this footage from his head-cam:
A man kayaking off the coast of Eyemouth had a narrow escape when he came face to face with a killer whale.
The creature surfaced just yards from John Malone as he filmed with his head camera.
It is thought the killer whale had ventured south in search of food.