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Old 03-25-2008, 08:19 AM
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Debarbed? This is the ocean, not a theme park. They are in their original, natural states. The only thing unnatural about them is they have been fed and they come toward the people, instead of away (which is what you observe when snorkeling elsewhere). They have tens of thousands of people visit Stingray City each year, and average about one person being stung. You would have to totally startle or step on a ray to have it react in this way. Other than their quest for food they do not naturally want to be where people are and will move away from you given a choice.
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