I don’t have to wait four years for another Olympics. A couple of days ago I caught sight of these Nature’s Athletes. From afar I could tell they were members of Team Pelican.
The Pelicans are a gregarious lot, their talents innate, every move graceful. They display their elegant team work in Nature’s open arena, effortless, in sync with each other. Here they are, full of bubbly camaraderie:
Remember a previous post where I saw them in the air, like squadrons of fighter jets; in the water, they form a tight-knit configuration as well. With that formation, they cooperate to surround fish in the water, scooping them into their pouches:
What a beautiful idea: communal feeding. What you see here are snapshots. What I remember is a long video. I must have been there watching and snapping away for over a half hour:
Elegant synchronized swimmers in perfect harmony. Kudos to their Coach.
Look at their sheer size in comparison to the gull behind them.
Sometimes you can get tangled up with minor mishaps. Wait up, guys, I’m a little stuck here:
No worries. We’re Team Pelican. All for one and one for all; our bills as swords to pledge.
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