Beautiful footage from @shawnheinrichs
- 🌀Manta Mating Train 🌀
Most encounters with manta rays reveal the true, gentle and curious nature of these majestic beings. However, when you are treated to a Manta Mating Train, you experience an entirely different side of these winged giants. In a mating train, a group of male mantas compete for the attention of a female manta, with the resulting display nothing short of spectacular! The female manta takes lead and sprints ahead with a train of suiters in pursuit - diving, twirling, spinning and rolling as they battle for poll position. The energy and excitement of this acrobatic performance is simply captivating. And then, in a blink of an eye, the train disappears and the show is over.
@indonesianmantaproject @misoolecoresort @misool.foundation @conservationid
are working hard to better understand and conserve Indonesia’s vulnerable #manta
populations. Please join in supporting their important work.🙏🏻✨🐳
#mantasanctuary #mantalove #mantamonday #oceanhealing #indonesianoceanpride #❤️ #startwith1thing #shawnheinrichs #oceanconservation #bluespherefoundation