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Woman pinned by giant eagle ray tells her story

A woman said she went into "survival mode" when a huge eagle ray weighing as much as 300 pounds landed on top of her on a boat in the Florida Keys, throwing her to the deck and pinning her underneath it.

Jenny Hausch was riding on a chartered boat last Friday with her husband and three children, taking pictures of a group of eagle rays as they launched themselves out of the water.

"As I was snapping a picture of the eagle ray in the water, it jumped out and I was able to get the picture of it flying in the air. And then the next jump, the eagle ray jumped straight into our boat, straight at my chest - 300 pounds - and knocked me backwards and was flapping around on top of me," Hausch told CNN Wednesday.

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