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Morphological adaptations of the Northern Fulmar
The long and narrow wings of the Northern Fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis) are configured to withstand the extreme weather conditions of the Arctic Zone. They give it a particular flexibility and strength in its movements. Adept of gliding, the Northern Fulmar flies close to the waves. Equipped with a desalting gland, it drinks the sea water and rejects the salt through its nostrils.
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