stingrays Alabama coast http://apr.org en Stingray Influx Prompts Warning on Ala Coast http://apr.org/post/stingray-influx-prompts-warning-ala-coast <p>Officials say a stingray invasion prompted warnings for beachgoers along the Alabama coast.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Purple flags are flying on beaches because of a large number of stingray sightings, and more than 20 people have complained about coming into contact with them.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The beach safety director in Orange Beach, Melvin Shepard, tells WALA-TV (http://bit.ly/14CyMSR ) several people have been stung.<br> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 13:14:53 +0000 The Associated Press 35876 at http://apr.org Stingray Influx Prompts Warning on Ala Coast