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All About Rays

All About Rays

Rays are close relatives of shark. Like sharks, they don’t have bony skeleton. Their skeleton is made of cartilage, same material that builds our nose and ears.

Fish are smart

Fish are smart

Fish talk to each other with squeaks, squeals, and other low-frequency sounds that humans can hear only with special instruments.

Coral reef communities around the world

Coral reef communities around the world

These photos were taken by the XL Catlin Seaview Survey, an ambitious effort aimed at documenting coral reef communities around the world, including bleaching events.

The Mayan Ruins of Tulum

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The Mayan Ruins of Tulum

The Castillo of Tulum ruins, the largest and tallest construction on the site, is built right on the edge of the cliff, overlooking the Caribbean Sea. It used to have mainly religious purposes, although researchers say that it also had a lighthouse functions too, in order to guide the Mayan merchant ships in navigation along the Yucatan coast.

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The zipline

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The zipline

The last few years have seen a major rise in the popularity of ziplines across the World, but this adventure has roots stretching back hundreds of years.

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Riviera Maya, The Best Snorkeling Destination

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Riviera Maya, The Best Snorkeling Destination

Snorkeling here can be an exhilarating experience. You are able to see sea turtles, stingrays, squids, octopuses, many varieties of fish and even snakes. Fish prefer coral to hide in so you should go where the coral is. If snorkeling is your main focus on your trip, then we recommend you choose a location that advertises a natural beach with plenty of coral.

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