Spotted eagle ray leaps from water and lands on woman

According to CNN, Florida woman vacationing in the Keys was struck by a spotted eagle ray (Aetobatus narinari) after it leaped out of the water. The eagle ray weighed and estimated 300 lbs. and struck the woman in the chest and landed on top of her. Jenny Hausch was aboard a charter boat with her children and husband. Hausch was taking photos of the spotted eagle ray when it jumped out of the water and landed on her. Fortunately, Hausch and her family were relatively unscathed from the bizarre encounter.

Two Florida Fish and Wildlife officers were nearby when the incident occurred and came over to assist the woman. The officers also managed to wrangle the spotted eagle ray and returned it to the water unharmed.

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