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This Boy Is Playing With A Very Unusual Friend (Video)

Within the areas of the old fishing neighborhood of Vueltas, La Gomera, a young boy surprised animal lovers worldwide when he was filmed petting an unexpected animal – a stingray, of all species! And his name was Joel, now famous locally for befriending stingrays.

The town is a fishery port, which attracts these stingrays – apparently, they do not fear humans as they would willingly eat the by-catch thrown into the port by the local fishermen! Joel’s first moment with these magnificent creatures was when he went up to one and petted it – while it was feeding, and it didn’t seem to mind him at all!

Check out this video below!

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