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Stingrays

Stingrays get their name from the stinging barb at the base of their tail. When they feel threatened Stingrays can whip up their tail to puncture their pursuer with their spiny, venomous barb.

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Stingrays

Stingrays get their name from the stinging barb at the base of their tail.

When they feel threatened Stingrays can whip up their tail to puncture their pursuer with their spiny, venomous barb. Once they have done this it takes a while for a new one to grow back, so they only use it as a last resort!


They also like to bury themselves in the sand when they have to hide from their own predators such as Great Hammerhead Sharks and Killer Whales.

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