Saving Manta Rays Using Slime

by Bethany Faulkner in Maldives


raised so far

+ est. £916.25 Gift Aid



We aim to non-invasively collect manta mucus to assess hormone concentrations to identify their roles in sexual maturity and reproduction.

by Bethany Faulkner in Maldives

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Aimee Nicholson-Jack 6th August 2021

Wooo go mummy Beth! So grateful for the opportunity you have given me here in the Maldives, and I am so so excited for you to start this amazing project, you are going to smash it! Much Love, Aimee x

Chloe Rimmer 27th July 2021

Hope you reach your goal and more! Mantas changed my life. Meeting them in West Papua was incredible. They are precious, beautiful, intelligent and an essential species!


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Manta Adoption Pack

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