A Squid In The Sky

A Squid In The Sky

Contrary to the belief that they only jump out of the water, neon flying squids actually achieve controlled flight. These squids eject water at high pressures from holes near their heads. Each flight lasts around three seconds and can cover more than 30 meters at once.

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    American alligators have permanently erect penises. (0:46)

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    A small species of lantern shark wards off predators with its "lightsaber-like" spines. (1:35)

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    Neon flying squids form their fins into wings to glide through the air. (2:56)

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