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Old 04-10-2014, 04:39 AM
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Default Manta Rays Jumping off Mexico Coast

Beautiful:

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=4e2_1397112010
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Cool.
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What's making them jump like that? Feeding or being chased maybe?
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Very nice! Thanks for posting.
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Ya I have never seen that. Cool. But it looks like they are trying to get out of the water and fly away, only to do a bellyflop back into the water.
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Rays, yes

Mantas, no
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What's making them jump like that? Feeding or being chased maybe?
evolution, they'll be eagles in a week or so or bats
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What's making them jump like that? Feeding or being chased maybe?
Global warming
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we saw one doing this in Key West a few weeks ago......right in front of Mallory Square
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Originally Posted by willie g View Post
evolution, they'll be eagles in a week or so or bats
Maybe they will be eagle rays! Evolution at work.
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They are trying to jump across the border
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I have never seen that in Lake Erie.....

I didn't even know they could jump like that, pretty cool.
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I saw a huge one jump in the charleston harbor once. It didn't get out of the water all the way though. Kinda scarred me as it was a really big one. Way bigger than those in the video.
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Awesome creatures ..............Golden Ray Migration



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Originally Posted by Trollin4Tuna View Post
I saw a huge one jump in the charleston harbor once. It didn't get out of the water all the way though. Kinda scarred me as it was a really big one. Way bigger than those in the video.
Was it this big?

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I;m pretty sure those are just invasive carp.
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Originally Posted by GhostShip View Post
Awesome creatures ..............Golden Ray Migration



Ya they are.
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Saw one jump in the BVIs in February. No one believed me though.
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I was sailing my Hobie off Pompano years ago, and a manta about 15' wide jumped 20' away from my boat.............it was a "WOW" moment!

I've never seen a large school jump like that. Amazing!
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Cool video, must have been the hot water....
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