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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 )

- 2235 days ago -
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 (50)
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!

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 (9)
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

Sandi C (97)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 9:42 am
wow I never knew that. Its good to learn something new!

jennifer t (41)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 2:51 pm

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Saturday February 9, 2013, 2:54 pm
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Dianne D (490)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 4:14 pm
I didn't know this. Very interesting.

Gvapo T (22)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 3:21 am
this is new for me :P
thanks for posting :)

Ruth C (87)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 6:37 am
Everyday you learn something.

Ludger W (65)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 11:47 am
noted, thank you
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