Did you know?
are more than half a dozen species of pelicans, but all of them
have the famous throat pouch for which the birds are best known.
These large birds use their elastic pouches to catch fish—though
different species use it in different ways.
In North America, the brown pelican is endangered, but populations
are recovering to some extent. The sea birds were devastated by
chemical pesticides, such as DDT, which damaged the eggs of pelicans
and many other species.
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