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Diving down 90 feet or so off Dampier Head, a rugged point named after the 17th-century adventurer William Dampier, you can often encounter manta rays, whose bird-like gracefulness belies their enormous size (wingspans of ten feet are not uncommon). Mantas here often accompany divers for the duration of a dive.

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Photo: from La Isla del Coco by Christopher Weston.

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