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The ocean holds the most diverse wildlife in the world. Great American III will pass regions holding a vast array of this marine life.
This page is to record wildlife sightings during the voyage with pictures and some information about each species.
You might even add some that Rich doesn't see if you KNOW they live in the area he is passing.
With each entry include:
if sighted by Rich, the
of the wildlife, what this
eats this animal
Nov 19th - flying fish -
Flying fish, often preserved by drying, are a staple of the
. Japanese flying fish is used to make some types of
. They eat smaller fish in the ocean.
Penguins in Antarctica -
WEBCAST with another participating school and Jean Pennycook in Antarctica - about Penguins
washed up on the boat at the end of January.
Rich saw a pod of whales on Day 85. He wrote:
I saw a small pod of whales cross our wake about 1/4 mile behind, one pretty big one, and an errant flying fish, heading south, all by himself. I shouted to him "Wrong way!
To see some amazing videos of whales, check out
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