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Stuff You Never Knew About The Stingray
- From the family of cartilaginous fishes which includes sharks, stingrays have electrical sensors called ampullae of Lorenzini, used to sense electrical charges given off by potential victims.
- When courting a female, the male will chase her, and continually bite her pectoral disc.
- Rays have been known to keep sperm stored in order to delay birth until the time is right.
- In London zoo two female stingrays delivered 7 pups amazingly neither of them had been anywhere near a male for 2 years!