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Fish that can "fly"

Flying fish leap out and whip their tails across the water surface to get airborne. Once in the air, they spread out their big side and lower fins. These hard fins catch the wind and help them glide along, up to 400 m in 30 seconds! They may fly to escape ocean predators chasing them in the water, but it doesn't guarantee protection from birds once they're airborne! 


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