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A gannet is cut free after getting caught in some discarded fishing net

A gannet is cut free after getting caught in some discarded fishing net

Northern gannet Morus bassana Hermaness warden, Alastair Wilson, begins the long process of freeing an adult that is seriously tangled in discarded fishing net. The gannet is the UK's largest sea bird and it will venture up to 400 miles on fishing trips. Gannets live in huge colonies like this one, usually on offshore islands and they hunt fish by diving vertically from up to 50m above the water and will dive as deep as 30m. They have air sacs in their heads which act like airbags to minimise th
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July 7, 2010
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© Andrew Parkinson/Corbis
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