Beachgoers rescue giant Manta Ray that Washed Up on the Beach In Fishing Net

A giant manta ray washed up on a Brazilian beach in a fishing net. Everyone was standing around taking pictures until one guy took charge.


One couple witnessed and took part in something amazing while in Praia de Costa Dourada, Brazil in 2016. They saw a giant stingray caught in a fishing net, one man was trying to free the stingray while others observed and took photos.

“There was one fisherman trying to free the stingray and most people were just watching and taking pictures. My husband and the restaurant owner took the initiative to call more people to help. Everyone that helped was left with hands and legs pretty grated as the stingray skin is very rough.

15 minutes after the animal was freed, we saw another giant stingray jumping on the ocean, and we like to think it was the same stingray happy to be free again. It was a beautiful moment.”

Watch the video below:

Sources: Youtube 
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