ORLANDO, Fla. (WFLA) – Discovery Cove announced the birth of two spotted eagle rays on Wednesday.
The pups were born on April 2 and are receiving around-the-clock care. It’s the first birth for proud parents Nerina and Apollo.
The spotted eagle ray is a threatened marine species.
“I’m very proud of our animal care specialists and veterinary team for developing leading-edge reproductive health expertise, technologies and capabilities. We are helping to save this species from extinction and look forward to seeing these pups grow and thrive at Discovery Cove,” said Kyle Miller, President of Discovery Cove Orlando.