#PODCAST: "World Manta Day" aims to help boost understanding of the species in South Africa

SABC News and Current Affairs — By Newsbreak Producer Hoosen Ebrahim - As the country celebrates Heritage Month - a new global celebration has been born dubbed "World Manta Day". It's been brought about to study and understand the Manta Ray and how it has evolved globally. With very little research on Mantas, Scientists hope that this annual recognition will help boost understanding of the species. It was celebrated for the first time yesterday. KwaZulu-Natal South Coast-based manta expert, Michelle Carpenter is at the forefront of studying manta's in South Africa...