Each manta ray can be identified by the pattern on its stomach, and most of them are named. If interested, anyone can name a manta by making a donation to a manta conservation group. I'm not sure how they picked this sample...and the names are a bit hard to read in the picture...but there are some good ones. I especially like Winnie the Pooh and Dr. Evil.
Komodo - manta rays and dragons May 23rd 2018 I was lucky enough to spend a week in the Komodo National Park. Most people know about the dragons, but visitors (and me!) are usually there for the under-water life. Every sea creature imaginable. And manta rays, lots of manta rays. It didn't disappoint, essentially the perfect week! ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Komodo The Dutch began to colonize Indonesia in the early 17th century; the islands were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. Indonesia declared its independence after Japan's surrender, but it required four years of intermittent negotiations, recurring hos... ... read more