Posted by: Loren Coleman on May 26th, 2008
With all the talk of how difficult it is to film cryptids, occasionally it is good to point out that several species of animals do not exactly allow themselves to be filmed/photographed easily. This week flying fish are all the rage in a new video posted on the Internet.
A Japanese TV crew has filmed what is believed to be the longest flight of a flying fish ever recorded. The NHK television network said one of its camera crews captured the 45-second flight on video from a ferry near Kuchino-erabu island in southwestern Japan’s Kagoshima Prefecture, on May 19, 2008. The crew was reportedly on its way to shoot footage for a nature documentary.
Meanwhile, in Illinois, another type of “flying fish” is causing problems because it is an alien species: