Chilean Devil Rays Use Unique Brain-Warming System to Forage For Food Deep Below the Ocean's Depths

July 1, 2014 7:06 PM

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A new study focusing on Chilean Devil Rays found the creatures to be one of the deepest and fastest divers in the ocean.

According to BBC News, the rays can plunge themselves about 2km beneath the surface and the study results may explain the unique blood vessels these animals need to keep their brains warm. The researchers published their work in the journal Nature Communications.

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