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16 Reasons Not To Go Into the Water... EVER!

By Vadim Newquist Jun 14, 2013

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Electric Ray

The Electric Ray, known to some as the Torpedo Ray, depending on its species, can generate up to two hundred and twenty volts, not quite enough to significantly hurt you, but it can give you one doozy of a shock. The ancient Greeks used Electric Rays to numb the pain of childbirth, and it was, in fact, considered a magical creature.

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Vadim Newquist

Vadim Newquist is a writer, director, actor, animator, fire fighter, stunt driver, martial arts instructor, snake wrangler and time traveling bounty hunter who scales tall buildings with his bare hands and wrestles sharks in his spare time. He can do ten consecutive backflips in one jump, make cars explode with his mind, and can give fifty people a high-five at once without even lifting his hands. He holds multiple PhDs in nuclear physics, osteopathic medicine, behavioral psychology, breakdancing, and chilling out. He currently resides in Gotham City inside his stately mansion with his butler Alfred and his two cats.

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