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By Mari Belko | Stingray Keeper Working with animals to participate in their own medical examination is the goal for most animals care specialists. Stingrays present a unique challenge as they are always moving under the water. We began conditioning cownose rays for physical examinations to learn and eventually improve their care during pregnancies. A healthy and happy environment for adult stingrays usually results in baby rays. Stingrays are pregnant for an estimated nine to twelve months usually delivering one pup...
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