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Daemon
Posted: Monday, December 9, 2013 12:00:00 AM
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Flying Fish

Though they appear to take flight, most "flying fish"—found worldwide in warm waters—actually only jump out of the water and then glide above its surface with their enlarged fins. This unusual behavior is primarily a way to escape predators, and the strongest fliers can travel as much as 600 feet (180 m) in a single glide. The characin of the Amazon basin, however, is the rare flying fish that achieves true flight by buzzing its winglike fins. What country is nicknamed "the land of flying fish"? More...
capitán
Posted: Monday, December 9, 2013 10:20:09 AM

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Angus
Posted: Monday, December 9, 2013 10:52:05 AM
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I can find no reference to a flying characin.
GoldmanM
Posted: Monday, December 9, 2013 2:23:12 PM
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Angus wrote:
I can find no reference to a flying characin.


See this link: http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Flying+fish
Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Friday, December 13, 2013 4:05:54 PM

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You don't need an ankle for fly-fishing in Wabash River in Indiana.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3Bf0WhvsNk
LMcL
Posted: Friday, December 13, 2013 5:15:51 PM
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Then there are these devils ...
MTC
Posted: Saturday, December 14, 2013 1:51:53 AM
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If fish can fly, birds can dive.
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www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ERPmoYsoMg
Aug 31, 2007 - Uploaded by National Geographic
Meet a bird that can "fly" underwater. See all National Geographic videos: http:// video ...

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