Mari Belko

Connecting With the Hawaiian Stingray

The Maui Ocean Center, located in Wailuku, is definitely a “locals-only” facility. In this case, the “locals” are animals indigenous to the waters surrounding the Hawaiian Islands. At the Center, visitors are able to see in close proximity the marine ...

The Birth of a Cownose Stingray (Video)

Located deep in the heart of the Arizona Sonoran desert is an oasis, home to 29 cownose stingrays at the Phoenix Zoo’s Stingray Bay. Early in the fall of 2015, 15 of the 18 females gave birth. All of the births occurred at ...