Watch this albino stingray glide gracefully beneath the waves

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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/07/19/watch-this-albino-stingray-gli.html

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“My Nemesis reveals itself, AT LAST!!!”

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What happened to its tail / “stinger” ? It looks bobbed like a dog’s tail…

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From post:

She was four-meters down when she spotted the Smooth short-tail stingray, known scientifically as a Dasyatis brevicaudata

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The barb may have come off in a previous attack. They grow back after a while.

Short tail is kind of a misnomer. They are still pretty long and with sharp barbs on the end.

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As it glides over the skeletons of the previous divers who dared to film.

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you’ll find it in Steve Irwin’s chest.

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This one’s tail doesn’t look the same as these images.
https://www.google.com/search?q=short+tail+stingray&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwixhfaH0K3cAhVDPawKHT_aDDIQ_AUICygC&biw=1920&bih=947

It looks “bobbed”, like a boxer dogs tail.

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