LOL those stupid rays think they're birds!
This is a video from the BBC of a group of Mobula rays jumping out of the ocean to bellyflop in an attempt to attract a mate. Both males and females participate, trying to draw attention to themselves and their superior sexability. Personally, I have never bellyflopped to try to attract a mate before, but one summer I did do a cannonball at the pool to impress a girl I liked. It was such a glorious cannonball. So glorious it soaked her and all her friends who were tanning and she told me she hated me. So that backfired. It was a very lonely, loveless summer. Come to think of it, they've all been. It's cool, I'm fine. *crying*
Keep going for the video.
Thanks to Danielle, who claims she once saw a ray actually learn how to fly and build a nest in a palm tree.