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The superorder Batoidea, commonly known as "rays", is full of stingy cuties. The bat ray (Myliobatis californica) is especially adorable, and tragically underrated. This week on Animals Are Good, we're highlighting these happy little sea flaps and their unusual eating habits.

If you read Stellaluna as a child, chances are, you like bats. Who wouldn't? These nocturnal cuties are full of cuddles. Sadly, they're also teeming with disease. While we understand the impulse to snuggle a bat, it'd be in their best interest -- and ours -- if humans just left them alone.