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7 most heart-warming manta ray stories of 2021

7 most heart-warming manta ray stories of 2021

Swimming with reef sharks, going the distance, speed-healing injuries and more: here are the most noteworthy stories of 2021 featuring manta rays.
The Manta Ray Cyclone: a Feeding Frenzy Phenomenon

The Manta Ray Cyclone: a Feeding Frenzy Phenomenon

When up to 150 feeding manta rays join a plankton feeding frenzy, they create a manta ray cyclone. Watch the video and learn more about this unique phenomenon!
Ocean Safety – Why it Matters & How to Check the Ocean Forecast

Ocean Safety – Why it Matters & How to Check the Ocean Forecast

Drowning is the third cause of accidental death, and often happens to unprepared adventure seekers. Here's how to check the ocean forecast before you dive in!
Great Gift Ideas for Manta Ray Lovers

Great Gift Ideas for Manta Ray Lovers

Shopping for someone who loves manta rays? Here are some great gift ideas for ocean lovers of all ages!
Ocean Plastic Pollution and Its Deadly Effect on Manta Rays

Ocean Plastic Pollution and Its Deadly Effect on Manta Rays

Plastic pollution is affecting the whole planet, and manta rays are just one of the many marine animals that experience harmful effects from it.
How to Avoid Nasty Encounters with Jellyfish in Hawaii

How to Avoid Nasty Encounters with Jellyfish in Hawaii

Learn when jellyfish are a regular occurrence around the islands of Hawaii, what happens when you get stung, and how to avoid a nasty encounter with the jellies.
The Anatomy of Manta Rays

The Anatomy of Manta Rays

Manta rays are huge but harmless ocean dwellers with interesting anatomy - watch the video to discover what each body part is for exactly!
5 Awesome Websites to Teach Kids About Ocean Conservancy

5 Awesome Websites to Teach Kids About Ocean Conservancy

Let’s teach children about ocean conservancy with the help of ginormous gray whales, prehistoric sea turtles, predatory bull sharks, blue-footed boobies, bearded Arctic seals, and more fantastic beasts from the ocean!
How Do Manta Rays Poop, Vomit and Other Gross Stuff?

How Do Manta Rays Poop, Vomit and Other Gross Stuff?

Like other sea creatures, manta rays eat; that means they also poop, and even vomit. Learn how mantas "eliminate" - we've included a video too!
Manta Rays have Names! So Who’s Naming Them and How?

Manta Rays have Names! So Who’s Naming Them and How?

Each manta ray know by man has an individual name or designation. Read more about the process for giving manta rays and other marine animals an official name!
Why do Manta Rays Twirl when they’re Eating?

Why do Manta Rays Twirl when they’re Eating?

Why do manta rays twirl, roll and twist while they feed? And what does that have to make with airplane engineering?
Snorkeling Equipment: Traditional Snorkeling Mask vs Full Face Mask

Snorkeling Equipment: Traditional Snorkeling Mask vs Full Face Mask

Which mask is better? We'll debunk the myths that surround snorkeling masks - and tell you what features to look for when choosing a mask.
Everything you Ever Wanted to Know about Manta Rays

Everything you Ever Wanted to Know about Manta Rays

Learn all about manta rays - from habitat over types to diet and lifecycle, from size and weight to color, speed and more fun facts.
10 Best Documentary Films about Marine Life & Ocean Conservation

10 Best Documentary Films about Marine Life & Ocean Conservation

10 best documentary movies about oceans and marine life (2021 update)
Why Sunscreen is Harmful for our Oceans

Why Sunscreen is Harmful for our Oceans

Many sunscreens are directly harmful to marine life. When we put on sunblock before going for a swim, we release chemicals into the ocean.

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