Discovery Cove shows off new spotted eagle ray pups
Discovery Cove, the SeaWorld Orlando day resort, is showing off its latest additions. Four spotted eagle ray pups were recently born at the attraction.
Video provided by SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment shows the underwater birthing of a couple of the animals. They are a near-threatened marine species and part of the Species Survival Plan of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
The newborns are exploring their new home in the Grand Reef section of the attraction, which is temporarily closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. They are being monitored by Discovery Cove’s experts, eating well and “quickly growing,” a resort spokesman says.
A reopening date for Discovery Cove has not been announced.
Among the other animals featured at the resort are tropical fish, dolphins, otters, marmosets and birds.
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Discovery Cove welcomes four new spotted eagle ray pups to the attraction.