A Happy Manta Ray - Earth.com A Happy Manta Ray

After he has fed it a few times, Joel gives it a stroke along its smooth back. The manta ray responds by waving its fins – as if to say “thank you.”

Then, the mysterious fish leaves to prowl around the harbor for a few minutes before returning for another session of petting. Then, he leaves his little friend and glides back out into the deep. But it wasn’t the last Joel saw of the manta ray. Photo Credit: Justin Henry

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