December 16, 2018

6 shark rays born at Newport Aquarium

The Newport Aquarium is celebrating the births of six healthy shark rays.

The Kentucky Enquirer reports they are among the first of their kind born in captivity.

Three males and three females were born Jan. 24, but aquarium officials waited a few days to make the announcement.

General Curator Mark Dvorak said the animal husbandry team wanted some time to observe the newborns and wanted