The great stingray migration!

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Thousands of majestic stingrays swim to new seas.
Taken by an amateur photographer in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico, these photos show the great migration of the Cow-nose Stingrays from the Yucatan Peninsula to western Florida. They travel in compact packs of up to 10,000 individuals following the counter-clockwise current to their summer feeding grounds.
Measuring up to 6ft 6in across, poisonous golden cow-nose rays migrate in groups – or ‘fevers’ – of up to 10,000 as they glide their way silently towards their summer feeding grounds.These bovine-looking stingrays have a poisonous stinger similar to the one that killed animal-lover Steve Irwin but this doesn’t make them less pleasant to look at, especially during their migration.

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    8 Responses to The great stingray migration!

    1. They look like a bunch of sticky pad notes floating about.


    2. This is Steve Irwin’s hell


    3. and the calgary zoo is worried about 30 some odd dying


    4. I hope he had the presence of mind to kill the engine, otherwise, it’s stingray smoothie time


    5. “The Death of Steve Irwin on Video”


    6. Steve Irwin’s hell? I don’t think so. Looks like a quilted sea… I think Steve Irwin would definitely approve…


    7. Funny this post is here…my kids, ages 9, 6, and 4, went to the Milwaukee Co. Zoo in Milwaukee, Wi yesterday and petted and fed a stingray.
      It’s all they’ve talked about for the past 12 hours! 🙂


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