May 24, 2009

The stingray feeding frenzy

We just spent the day on my brother’s friend Jacko’s boat and the boys jumped onto the sandbar at Cayman Island to feed these huge Southern Stingrays juicy squid. Here is the freaky frenzy that follows.

Their mouths are underneath in the middle of their bellies so you have to hold the squid in a clenched hand with just a wee bit poked out and they glide over and suck it out. Occasionally they will suck onto you if they get it a bit wrong.

See if you can spot the moment one gives Richie a hicky on his arm:

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