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Golden Ray photos of amazing mass migration

Monday, August 11th, 2008

The earth is composed of water (2/3) and land and the article below simply shows us there’s still so much about the earth we don’t know - we don’t even need to travel deep. Enjoy the pictures and article below.  (Article and photos from telegraph.co.uk)

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By Nick Allen

Last Updated: 4:01pm BST 24/06/2008

Looking like giant leaves floating in the sea thousands of Golden Rays are seen here gathering off the coast of Mexico.

The spectacular scene was captured as the magnificent creatures made one of their biannual mass migrations to more agreeable waters.

Gliding silently beneath the waves they turned vast areas of blue water to gold off the northern tip of the Yucatan Peninsula.

Sandra Critelli, an amateur photographer, stumbled across the phenomenon while looking for whale sharks.

 

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