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Encyclopedia > Gannetwhale

The Gannetwhale is a bird created for the film The Future is Wild. The gannetwhale is a large seal-like seabird that grows 3 meters long and lives along the Atlantic coast of northern Europe 5 million years from now. The gannetwhale evolved from gannets: seabirds that can swim underwater as well as fly in the air. The gannetwhale however is flightless, turning its wings into flippers for swimming. Unfortunately it still needs to return to land to lay eggs. Females lay a single egg during the short summer, balancing it on its feet. Gannetwhales hunt fish and squid in the Arctic waters. Orders Many - see section below. ... The Future is Wild was a 2002 television program which used computer-generated imagery to show the future of life on Earth. ... Seal or SEAL can refer to: Look up seal in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Seabirds are birds that spend much of their lives, outside the breeding season at least, at sea. ... The Atlantic Ocean is Earths second-largest ocean, covering approximately one_fifth of its surface. ... World map showing location of Europe When considered a continent, Europe is the worlds second smallest continent in terms of area, with an area of 10,600,000 km² (4,140,625 square miles), making it larger than Australia only. ... Species Morus bassanus Morus capensis Morus serrator The gannets are part of the family Sulidae. ... A Laughing Gull on the beach in Atlantic City. ... Look up Egg in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Egg has multiple meanings: The term is used synonymously with ovum, the female sex cell in animals and plants. ...


The gannetwhale has a few problems. In its rendering, it gained a goose-like foot, which differs from that of pelicans or gannets. Plus since summers are short, many Arctic marine mammals today migrate south to breed. The gannetwhales stay put in a land where the sea is free of ice for only a few months. Other uses: Goose (disambiguation) Genera Anser Branta Chen Cereopsis Cnemiornis (extinct) † see also: Swan, Duck Anatidae Goose (plural geese) is the general English name for a considerable number of birds, belonging to the family Anatidae. ... Species Pelecanus occidentalis Pelecanus thagus Pelecanus erythrorhynchos Pelecanus onocrotalus Pelecanus crispus Pelecanus rufescens Pelecanus philippensis Pelecanus conspicillatus A pelican is any of several very large water birds with a distinctive pouch under the beak belonging to the bird family Pelecanidae. ...


 
 

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