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Underwater photographer captures incredible images of a rare manta ray

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Pictures of the day: 25 May 2010

Manta ray - one of my best dives was watching Manta rays, I was lost in the moment & just cruising, fascinated by the huge rays swooping in on us. Really want to dive with more one day...

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from Mail Online

Flying giants: Incredibly rare display as manta rays leap 9ft out of water into the air

Manta Ray leaping 9 feet in the air off the coast of Costa Rica, Central America // photo by Roland Seitre Solent. 2010 -- click photo for article

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Photographs of marine wildlife found around the coast of the Maldives, Indian Ocean

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from Scuba Diving

Top 100: Best Overall Diving

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A manta ray banks over a shoal of fish www.flowcheck.es Taller de equipos de buceo #buceo #scuba #dive

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Manta ray. Manta rays are large eagle rays belonging to the genus Manta. The larger species, M. birostris, reaches 7 m (23 ft) in width while the smaller, M. alfredi, reaches 5.5 m (18 ft). Both have triangular pectoral fins, horn-shaped cephalic fins and large, forward-facing mouths. They are classified among the Elasmobranchii (sharks and rays) and are placed in the eagle ray family Myliobatidae.

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from WIRED

Photos: A Sanctuary for Enormous, Majestic Manta Rays

Photos: A Sanctuary for Enormous, Majestic Manta Rays | Reef manta rays form a feeding train in Raja Ampat, Indonesia. Shawn Heinrichs for WildAid

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Giant Manta Ray My beautiful friends roll backward so enthusiastically in pursuit of food, that one cannot avoid rubbing their bellies no matter how hard you try to keep from touching them because they will follow you all the way to the surface. They are so much bigger than you would ever expect.

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