On our way to Coral Bay, we passed the Tropic of Capricorn, one of the five major marks of latitude on world maps. We excitedly pulled over to take some photos with the road sign. 460 more words
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I’ve seen aquariums before but the Georgia Aquarium had a particularly impressive array of animals presented with that special American style of flashy hype. The dolphin show had the usual exciting flips but these Georgian ones were able to moonwalk with just their tails left in the water. 194 more words
Manta rays are large eagle rays belonging to the genus Manta. The larger species, M. birostris, reaches 7 m in width while the smaller, M. alfredi, reaches 5.5 m.