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Who's your daddy?

By Shane Graber - Posted Aug 11, 2011 10:00 AM
Two female stingrays have given birth to seven 15cm pups at the Sea Life London Aquarium, much to the aquarium staff's surprise. Neither females have been in contact with a male for two years!
Who's your daddy?

Visitors to the Sea Life London Aquarium are treated two seven new stingray pups

sting2.jpgTurns out, "'Rays have been known to store sperm and not give birth until they decide the timing is right," says head curator Paul Hale.  "But it's not something I've seen before in my eight years at the aquarium."  The staff noticed both females looking plump but did not assume the stingrays were with young because they are in a female-only display.

All seven babies are doing great and are now on exhibit.


via AOL Travel

Author: Shane Graber
Location: Indiana

Shane has kept saltwater tanks for the last 12 years, is a research scientist, lives in northern Indiana, and is a proud Advanced Aquarist staffer.


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