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Flying Fishes are for Real and They Can Fly Above the Waters (Pictures in Content)

They say, no one comes by an opportunity to discover a new island with the courage to lose sight of the existing one. Yes it is true and such is our reality as humans even as we go about discovering new things across the length and breadth of the earth. As for the living things we discover, their eagerness to widen their horizon and further explore has made it easy for those in the discovery business. 

About flying fishes, let's do a quick one. There is actually such a thing called flying fishes. Although they go by the name "flying fishes", they do not fly like the birds of the earth. The idea is they can actually operate momentarily out of water. Now why is it so? A certain website puts it this way, "they propel themselves out of the water at speeds of more than 35 miles (56 kilometers) an hour. Once in the air, their rigid “wings” allow them to glide for up to 650 feet (200 meters)".

It is equally on point to state that they have winglike pectoral pins and please note, they are mainly for gliding and not flying. Again, that have unevenly forked tails. Verifiable research affirms that there are over 40 species of flying fishes. And they are in different shapes and sizes. They are indeed loveable and remarkable creatures. 

Are they edible? Haven't had a taste of any and I don't intend to. These creatures are fast going into extinction, some are endangered and need protection. I'm aware that we are in a time and a season people eat unnameable and unprintable things but you see these fishes, I'd personally file a suit against anybody who places a knife on their heads (pun intended). 

Anyways, here are some lovely pictures of these super amazing fishes, fire down for your happy viewing;

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