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Stingrays & Hairy Legs

Posted by
B. Thomas (Arlington, Texas, United States) on 22 January 2019 in Animal & Insect.

In the spirit of Silly Tuesday...
Those hairy legs are not mine!
While on a lagoon tour I ducked below the surface of the water with my little Panasonic DMC-TS4 underwater camera as a stingray swam by. They would come to the surface and brush against us waiting for food.

*In January, 2013 I got to go on my bucket list dream trip to the French Polynesian Islands of Tahiti, Moorea, and Bora Bora. A lot of photos were posted here at that time, but there are so many more that I never got to. I want to revisit those island photos now starting with Moorea.

Panasonic DMC-TS4 1/320 second F/3.4 ISO 200 30 mm (35mm equiv.)

By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

We can say that Harry was closer to this ray in the lagoon

22 Jan 2019 5:31am

yoshimiparis from France

the fish dances with him

22 Jan 2019 6:42am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Maybe you may say that fortunately it is not shark.

22 Jan 2019 7:30am

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Happy ST :)

22 Jan 2019 7:44am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

happy ST !

22 Jan 2019 9:55am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

A great capture. The Stingray does not seem to mind having company in the water.

22 Jan 2019 10:35am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

I doubt those hairs are much defence againST a STing :)

22 Jan 2019 10:53am

Devi from Chennai, India

how close by the sting ray is going about !!!!Wow ! A good shot !

22 Jan 2019 11:09am

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Happy ST. DOing the stingray dance?

22 Jan 2019 2:39pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France


22 Jan 2019 4:39pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

:-) Superb capture ! Happy ST !

22 Jan 2019 5:31pm

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Happy ST, great photo choice for this day.

22 Jan 2019 5:44pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Scary legs! ;-)

22 Jan 2019 9:20pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Whew! Glad those weren't your legs. ;-)
I think I would be a little uneasy with them swimming by me. You were brave.

23 Jan 2019 12:22am

@Steven: ;-)))

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

That is too funny! The stingray behind him is beautiful! Happy ST!

23 Jan 2019 2:11am

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Wow !!

23 Jan 2019 11:20am

Lewis from Harns, Netherlands

Funny and great underwater shot.

23 Jan 2019 4:35pm

Panasonic DMC-TS4
1/320 second
ISO 200
30 mm (35mm equiv.)