Want to know what a stingray or shark feels like? Ray
Long Island Aquarium is the place to find out. You can
touch southern stingrays (Dasyatis americana) – which
grow up to 5 feet wide and 10 feet long, including the
tail – cownose rays (Rhinoptera bonasus), and
even participate in scheduled
feedings of these
Ray Bay is also home to white-spotted bamboo sharks (Chiloscyllium
plagiosum), slender bottom-dwellers that live in
the Pacific Ocean from Japan to Indonesia, and Thailand
Did you know?
Stingrays are not the aggressive creatures many people
believe. They use their stinger primarily to avoid being
eaten by predators.