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World’s only pink manta ray

There are rare animals, and then there are those that are completely one-of-a-kind. This pink manta ray belongs to the latter, distinguished group. Inspector Clouseau is the world’s only known pink manta ray, first spotted in 2015. Named for the inspector in the Pink Panther movies, sightings of Clouseau are incredibly rare. That’s what makes this most recent close-up photo, captured by photographer Kristian Laine off Australia’s Lady Elliot Island, so special. Laine told Australian Geograph...
Tags: Travel, Australia, All, Manta, Australian Geographic, Laine, Manta Rays, Elliot Island, Kristian Laine, Kristian @kristianlainephotography, Project Manta

All Five Bright Planets To Be Visible From Earth At The Same Time

The solar system is all set to give a rare celestial show. Mercury, Venus, Saturn, Mars and Jupiter  will all be visible from Earth when they appear in a diagonal row before dawn on Wednesday, Jan. 20. It's the first time the bright planets, so-called as they can be seen with the naked eye, have aligned in such a way for more 10 years, reports The phenomenon will continue every early morning until Feb. 20. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; ...
Tags: Washington Post, Earth, Jupiter, Huffington Post, Venus, Mercury, Lee Moran, Melbourne Australia, EarthSky, Alan Duffy, Swinburne University, Australian Geographic, Coachella Valley Independent Astronomers