fauna you've never heard of
Sharks and rays are closely related. The aptly named shark ray looks like a combination of both, but it is a large species of ray, growing to nearly 10 feet long. Like many other sharks and rays, it is dying out as a result of overfishing.
Fun Fact: Pesquet’s Parrot is also known as the Vulturine Parrot. However, unlike vultures who have bald faces to keep rotting meat from sticking to their feathers, the Pesquet’s Parrot has a bald face to keep fruit from sticking to its feathers.