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Cormorant Cam Reveals Seabird as Diving Dynamo

Date:
August 1, 2012
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Summary:
The phenomenal diving ability of South America's Imperial cormorant has been revealed for the first time by researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society and the National Research Council of Argentina. The team attached a small camera to the back of a bird then watched in amazement as it plunged 150 feet underwater in 40 seconds to feed on the sea floor.


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