TITLE

Booby

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Booby, a tropical seabird related to the gannet. It is about the size of a large gull and has a long, pointed bill, a wedge-shaped tail, and brightly colored legs and feet. It feeds on fish and squid, for which it dives, often from great heights. It is named for its apparent stupidity�it is so unwary that it is easily caught by humans.
ACCESSION #
37309873

 

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