Diver Meets Manta Ray

A manta ray meets a diver face-to-face near San Benedicto, Mexico.
© Dr. Andrea Marshall/Marine Photobank

Manta rays are related to sharks, but have quite a different reputation among humans. They are often called the gentle giants of the sea because of their curious nature and graceful movements. This one glides up, as if to greet a diver in the blue water, near San Benedicto, Mexico.