16 September, 2008

Pic of the day 15 September, 2008

Measuring up to 7 ft (2.1 meters) from wing-tip to wing-tip,
Golden Rays are also more prosaically known as Cow Nose Rays.
Despite having poisonous stingers, they are known to be shy and
non-threatening when in large schools. The population in the
Gulf of Mexico migrates, in schools of as many as 10,000,
clockwise from western Florida to the Yucatan .


At 9:37 am, Blogger matt miller said...

oh man that's SO cool - i love sting rays.
i've got film footage of the ones in the Melbourne aquarium that i watch from time to time to chill myself out~


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