In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Not exactly flying as birds, their flight path was more of a glide, akin to flying fish or squirrels on earth.
- You may also observe jaegers, terns, and petrels as they make their long ocean journey and be rewarded with views of flying fish and the occasional humpback whale.
- I shot off reel after reel of film on the oceanic birds following the ship, shared in the watch on the depth finder, watched whales in the distance and penguins porpoising through the water like flying fish.
- The answer is that they often consume flying fish, which leap over the water's surface, and sometimes rob other birds of a meal.
- The open ocean indeed is too big to comprehend - 360 million square km of seawater constantly traversed by great ocean travellers - blue fin tuna, giant jelly fish, turtles and flying fish.
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