THE KID'S CORNER
ONE DAY IN THE LIFE OF "ROMEO" THE DOLPHIN OF PANAMA CITY
Suddenly, I hear commotion at the surface : Birds! Dozens of Pelicans and Seagulls...
They are all over the rocks and over the water, squawking of excitement, looking for fish.
All of a sudden, I hear a growing humming sound. The excited whistles of my family members start to get louder.
I understand that it is time for me to catch up with them : in a few minutes a huge cargo ship will enter the channel!
A good opportunity for us to...
...surf in the waves!
I stick close to my mother, swimming in her wake. Together we ride the ship's wave. To the great joy of all the passengers on deck, we escort this giant by jumping in its waves with synchronization.
After this thrilling game, we go back to the pelicans and the seagulls who have found a shoal of fish. They share this banquet with us.
The pelicans are real dare-devils!
They dive down, head first, to pursue their prey which they catch in their pouch. Before he can eat the fish he caught, the pelican has to drain the water out of his pouch and send the fish down his throat, by repeatedly opening and closing his beak. The seagulls take advantage of this unique fishing method to steel what fish they can out of the pelican's beak!
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