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  • Protecting Giant Manta Rays

    Giant manta rays can live up to 40 years and weigh over 2200 kilograms (or 5,000 pounds).But their numbers have declined by up to a third globally and they are classified as vulnerable.
    They're under threat from getting entangled in fishing nets or being caught for their gill plates, which are u...