Jonathon Brandmeier

Stingrays at the Shedd

Johnny talks about the new Stingray Touch Exhibit at the Shedd Aquarium, which allows visitors to actually touch the stingrays swimming in a pool. He also recalls past guest Mike the Stingray Hunter, who wanted to wanted to avenge the death of Steve Irwin by killing all the stingrays.

StingraysShedd-31787000

Kimberly Lawrence of Riverside and her grandson Gryffon Croasdale of Cicero feel a cownose ray the Stingray Touch exhibit, which was previewed on Monday, May 13, 2013 at the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago. It opens on Friday, May 17. Visitors are allowed to put their hands in the water and touch two kinds of stingrays, the cownose ray and the yellow ray. (Nancy Stone / Chicago Tribune)

VIEW & ADD COMMENTS

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Advertisement

Advertisement