Friday, August 8, 2014

Dasyatidae in the pool.....


MadSnapper is sweeping the deck
 Bob is in the pool and Yells "come here, look what is in the pool".... 
and there it was... 
a Baby Stingray, swimming in the pool.


I quickly snapped a few pics and reached in and lifted it out...


See? here is proof I picked it up.... (start laughing loudly here)

MadSnapper photo
The thing is we have no clue what it is. It is  a pod of some kind, but it really does look like a tiny little sting ray.

Dasyatidae - Stingrays are not aggressive, but you do NOT want to step on one. that barbed tail will make you think you are dying.
Below is a Wikipedia Stingray photo and THIS LINK if you want to see a real one........People who live in Florida know what they are.
Wikipedia photo

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33 comments:

Blackberry Lane said...

You had me going there for a minute!!!

Madi and Mom said...

Whew I was wondering how the heck that thing got in your pool but dog gone it does look like a sting ray.

Friday funny MS
Hugs Madi and Mom

Molly The Wally said...

Us too you really had us going LOL. Have a fabulous Friday.
Best wishes Molly

Beatrice P. Boyd said...

Sandra, the resident marine biologist here, Grenville/Pat said he suspects that what you captured in the pool was a skate, which are similar to sting rays. Where did you release it?

Mersad said...

Would scare me if i saw it swimming there :)

EG CameraGirl said...

It does resemble a stingray but I'm so glad it wasn't!

Kathy said...

LOL

ClickNCamera said...

That is freaky! It would take my mind a moment or two calm down...enjoy your day!

Tammy@Simple Southern Happiness said...

That would have turned my hair a few shades grayer...

Too funny.

barbara l. hale said...

Well, I'll be damned. That does look like a baby stingray. But how in the heck it would get in your pool is another question. Glad it's just a pod of some kind.

TexWisGirl said...

you definitely had me going! brat!

DeniseinVA said...

I really did think it was a baby stingray in your pool. They are a fascinating fish and so is that little pod.

Rose said...

it could have fooled me!

Greatfull Dazee said...

The whole time I was reading I was thinking HOW? How? I have never seen a stingray, not sure I want to. Your picture of one will be fine! It sure did look like one though!

Debby@Just Breathe said...

I was thinking "how the heck did a stingray get in your pool!" You had me fooled.

Chatty Crone said...

You had me going - I thought it was too!

Amy Burzese said...

Silly Sandra. I thought it really was one in your pool!!!

SweetMarie said...

it really looks like a little stingray!
it's never boring at your home. :)

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

That looks pretty real.

Ginny said...

DANG, you got me GOOD!!! The whole time, I thought it really was a baby stingray, I was staring in wonder at it in your hand! You had to tell me it was not until I finally knew otherwise! Many thanks to Bob! That is what killed that blonde crocodile hunter...Steve Irwin or something like that. He should not have been messing with them, he thought he could not get hurt and got too sure of himself. Even looking closely, I still believed and thought you may take a drive to the beach and release it!! HAR har har!!

Michaele said...

Oh YOU! I never know if I can believe what comes out of your blog or not. You are hilarious!

crafty cat corner said...

And there's me wondering how on earth it got there. lol
Briony
x

photowannabe said...

HaHa Sandra!!!
You really had me going for a minute.
It really does look like a baby stingray.
You brighten my day..friend.

Casey said...

BOL, you had us fooled!

Grandma C said...

Good one, you had me believing you had one in your pool. Very funny! Now you know why I love reading your blogs.

Ann said...

I couldn't figure out how a stingray got in your pool. You had me going there for a second

Susannah said...

Cool pod!!!! I know when the kids go to Sanibel they have to be very careful of the stingrays. That is in April. I wonder if they are there year round? I guess it is really bad if you get stung. Right? Yowsa!!!!!!

SquirrelQueen said...

That is a strange looking pod and it does resemble a baby stingray. In your last photo it looks more animal than plant, very weird.

Maggie's Kitty Corner said...

I was thinking...how in the world would a baby stingray get into your pool. LOL I just love your posts sweet Sandra. You can bring a smile to anyone's face. That is a weird looking pod and I am wondering where it came from. Strange things appear in your pool. Hugs

Montanagirl said...

Wow - the resemblance is amazing! Sure glad it wasn't a real Stingray!

LindyLou Mac said...

Wow, it certainly does look like a mini stingray!

Eva Ason said...

Yes it really does look like a sting ray

Stacey Dawn said...

You funny lady you...ya had me going there for a minute.... til you picked it up and I was like - WAIT - don't they sting you?? :)