Dancing Baby Stingrays

Dancing Baby Stingrays

Stingrays are oviparous, laying eggs inside a protective hard case that's commonly referred to as a "mermaid's purse". The embryos develop inside their cases for months before hatching. They are cartilaginous fish, closely related to sharks and rays.

Baby stingrays…

Baby stingrays…

baby stingray!!! What looks to be a pair of legs are called "claspers", or modified fins. Claspers are only found on males, for mating.. so these three dancing babies are males!The babies are actually milk-fed while inside the mother during gestation.

Baby stingrays at the Tennessee Aquarium...in a laundry basket! If I'm ever super rich, I'm going to buy a mess load of them...I think they are possibly my favorite animal ever!

Baby stingrays at the Tennessee Aquarium...in a laundry basket! If I'm ever super rich, I'm going to buy a mess load of them...I think they are possibly my favorite animal ever!

These Stingrays Dance to Keep Themselves Safe and It is Beyond Cute

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