Well, we have come to then end of our week of animals from our trip to the Columbus Zoo. Of all the exhibits, attractions, and more that they had to offer, Stingray Bay was one of my daughter's favorites. The ability to literally touch and feed the rays, not just observe (which was fascinating itself) stood out as a favorite for all of us. It was a great opportunity, and was the only request for lunch since we got home. So, today's animal is the STINGRAY! The Columbus Zoo has Cownose Stingrays, specifically.
frozen yogurt fish, seasoned rice, and provolone cheese stingrays.
*Stingrays give birth to 1 live pup.
*The Cownose Ray does have a spine (sting), but they are very docile by nature, and the venom is only equivalent to a bee sting.
*The Ray sucks in clams and oysters and crushes them with plate-like teeth before eating the fleshy bits.
*Cownose rays migrate long distances and can be in groups of nearly 10,000 individuals.
*Cownose are strong swimmers, and are not the type found resting or buried in the sand.
us Monday for that fabulous giveaway I mentioned, too!
Day 1 - Elephant
Day 2 - Lion
Day 3 - Dinosaurs
Day 4 - Koala
Day 5 - Stingray
In this lunch...
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