WATERY WEDNESDAY # 78

WATERY WEDNESDAY # 78

 We’re back to our regular programming today with an adventure in the big blue ocean! We’re going to search for a beautiful member of the ray family! All aboard the E & E sub and let’s goooooo!

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MEET THE EAGLE RAY!

eagle ray   Range/Habitat: East Atlantic-Mediterranean oceans

   Diet: Carnivore: fish, crustaceans

   Length/Weight:  8 ¼ ft+/ 44-66 lbs

   Conservation Status: common

 

Fun Facts:

  •          Eagle rays have spots.
  •          Their patterns and colors vary.
  •          Eagle rays have seven rows of flat teeth for crushing prey.
  •          Eagle rays have a stinger on their tail.
  •          They can leap out of the water.

Wow! Eagle rays sure are gorgeous fish! We love these special cartilaginous creatures! Do you love rays?

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Categories: adventure, Animals, Children, conservation, education, Environment, nature, science, wildlife | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

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4 thoughts on “WATERY WEDNESDAY # 78

  1. Rays are beautiful creatures. Like birds of the sea.

  2. Are you two going to be following shark week next week? I figured covering some sharks would be awesome.

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