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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

40 most scenic beaches worldwide

Summer is coming , and that means beach weekends. I realize there are some people out there who don’t go to the beach every summer, and those people are why we fight mental illness. For the rest of us, the only thing holding us over for the rest of the year is beach porn. This is the worst time of year for me, the time just a month or two before the vacation where I’m not quite close enough to start a countdown, but I am close enough to be daydreaming about spending all day on the beach, beer i...
Tags: UK, Maryland, Greece, Australia, Washington, Mexico, Virginia, US, Thailand, Atlantic, Chile, Hawaii, Cape Town, Brazil, Great Barrier Reef, Rio De Janeiro