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    Stingrays: The Ocean Stingers Stingrays, specifically southern stingrays, are scientifically called dasyatis Americana. They are a member of the genus Dasyatis, and the family Dasyatidae. They are a member of the family Dasyatidae because they are stingrays with a certain type of tail. Southern stingrays are members of the genus Dasyatis. To know what this genus means, you have to break it up. “Dasys” means rough or dense, and “batus” means shark. The southern stingray looks scary, but is actually an amazing and interesting creature. (Long) Southern Stingrays use a type of breeding called ovoviviparity. When stingrays are born, the egg they’re born in hatches inside the mother. The baby uses the yolk as food until it’s ready to come out. This form of reproduction is useful because the baby will be born where they can’t be harmed directly by predators. They will only be released when it’s old enough to fend off predators. (Long) Dasyatis…

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    We chose Los Angeles to be the home of the Stingrays because Los Angeles is one of the only biggest cities in the country that doesn 't have a football team there, but also Los Angeles is one of the wealthiest cities in America, and it 's also surrounded by wealthy cities such as, San Jose and Silicon Valley. The average age in Los Angeles is about 34 which means most of the people in the Los Angeles region are employed. The average household income is about $55,000 which shows that families can…

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    Essay On Stingrays

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    heard of a stingray? Even if you have, did you know that they can weigh more than a piano? Or, that they can’t even see their prey when they hunt? Stingrays truly are full of surprises! One amazing fact about stingrays is that they spend a majority of their time serene and not very active. Most of their little movements are reactions to the waves. In addition, stingrays are often eaten by large sharks, crocodiles, orca whales, and birds as they fly along the surface of the water. Plus,…

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    Facts About Stingrays

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    Stingray You’re at the ocean walking through the water; when all of a sudden you see something move only inches away from your feet. You can’t see what it is, but little do you know, you just barely escaped a very painful attack. Stingrays are both dangerous and very interesting animals, from their amazing camouflaging abilities, to their incredibly painful stings. Stingrays have such incredible camouflaging abilities, they can practically hide in plain site. Stingrays come in a multitude of…

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    Robo-Stingray Speech

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    Everything you need to know about in this weekly: An infographic on hot and cold in the universe, scientists create a robo-stingray that has more to offer than realized, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bill Nye team up to explain climate change, and an amazing stunt that has to be seen to be believed (and then seen again because WOW). At Social Underground we go beyond the mainstream stuff and see what’s underneath the surface. What should we get into, listen to, read, eat or watch? If there is…

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    Short Essay On Stingrays

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    Stingrays has been around for more than a 100 millions years. Stingrays have a many unique features like there skeleton, it has cartilages instead of bone. However thats not what so dangerous they have a very venomous tail. They fire their tail forward with alot of force and will release the poison when pierces the skin. There eyes are right on top of their body but they don't use them for hunting prey. They don't eat so very much and they eat anything living and small. They are very lazy and…

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    with a Stingray As we got in the jeep, I could smell the fishy, salty smell of the oceans of Vieques. We had the windows rolled down, and I could see homeless dogs running around, scavenging for food. When we got to the beach our guide was waiting in his white colored boat, it was a fairly small boat but big enough to fit all of us. When we got in, I noticed a few stains here and there, but to have a great day I would have to make do. In the middle of the boat I noticed a container; I just…

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    going snorkeling and swimming with stingrays! I was going to spend the majority of the day in the Caribbean Sea. We got off the ship at seven o’clock in the morning. We had until three o’clock in the…

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    and Moreton Bay. Its preferred habitats are tidal rivers and the intertidal flats of estuaries and bays, which are lined with mangroves and have sandy to muddy bottoms. The population decrease has been caused from a combination of habitat degradation, mortality from commercial and recreational fishing, and persecution by shellfish farmers. As a result, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has assessed it as Vulnerable. Its range includes some of the most developed areas in…

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    In my story “You Are Your Bike” by Mary Roach, she shares many opinionated facts in her writing, but one particularly stands out to me. In her first sentence she declares, “A stingray is a flat, gray, marine creature with little about it to capture one’s fancy.” This fact shares good relevance to the story where she creates her opinion about how she wonders why they would name her marvelous Schwinn bike after a dull, boring, bottom feeding, sea creature. She basically states her opinion…

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