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Is It A Bird? Is It A Plane? No, It's A Squid !


Offbeat  (tags: pictures, interesting, wildlife, squid, flying squid, escape, oceanic squid, Japanese researchers, Hokkaido University, picture, Usain Bolt )

Naoko
- 434 days ago - dawn.com
A species of oceanic squid can fly more than 30 metre through the air at speeds faster than Usain Bolt if it wants to escape predators, Japanese researchers said Friday.



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Jason S. (57)
Friday February 8, 2013, 6:46 pm
Good Posting, thanks
 

Angelika R. (143)
Friday February 8, 2013, 7:06 pm
Interesting specie, thx Naoko. at least they dont grow to giant size like the one recently discovered!
 

Joan M. (818)
Friday February 8, 2013, 7:41 pm
Noted. That is amazing, thanks for sharing Naoko
 

Lynn D. (0)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 3:39 am
Cool, how very interesting --- thanks for sharing with us!
 

Kath P. (10)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 4:31 am
I've never seen a flying squid but I have seen them torpedoing through the water so this makes perfect sense to me. Thanks
 

Carol R. (0)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 6:30 am
Interesting
 

Sandi C. (236)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 9:42 am
wow I never knew that. Its good to learn something new!
 

kye j. (41)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 2:51 pm
Thanks
 

kye j. (41)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 2:54 pm
Spammer "Maro W" flagged once again.
This crap spemmer is flooding care 2 sites.
 

Dianne D. (450)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 4:14 pm
I didn't know this. Very interesting.
 

Gvapo T. (21)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 11:21 am
this is new for me :P
thanks for posting :)
 

Ludger W. (72)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 11:47 am
noted, thank you
 

Ruth S. (326)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 2:37 pm
Everyday you learn something.
 
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