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sup dude? there are two place in Cayman where u can swim with stingrays. theres stingray city which is more of a scuba site (about 30 feet of water) and the sand bar, which as u can see is about 3-6 feet deep.
fishermen used to clean their catch there about 50-60 years ago and the stingrays have been gathering there ever since. i dont know exactly when it started but obviously this phenomenon became a tourist attraction.
people can now hand feed the stingrays using squid mainly. the rays are very tame and people can pick them up out of the water n sh*t, as is shown in this picture. as far as i am aware there have been 0 injuries there.
the large stingrays are the females and the small stingrays are the males. all of these rays are wild and have all their stingers etc, if they wanted to they could fu*k u up.
we used to fu*k with people all the time putting squid down in peoples pants and sh*t and the stingray would ambush the people trying to get to the squid in their bthing suits. lol ... was hilarious. keep in mind some of these big rays can weigh like 100 lbs.