A flat sea creature has excited a Northlander who found it washed up on Ninety Mile Beach.
An expert believes this is a New Zealand torpedo, or torpedo fairchildi, an endemic electric ray.
Electric rays stun their prey with an electric shock, estimated to be up to 50 volts in some rays - strong enough make an adult human collapse.
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Meet a real-life Mowgli.
Tippi Degre grew up among African wildlife, counting an elephant as her brother, and chilling with cheetahs.
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Early on the afternoon of July 31, 2012, Paeroa jeweller Maggie de Grauw was flying home from a holiday in Samoa when she spotted a vast brownish-grey slick on the surface of the ocean beneath the aircraft.