OLYMPIC ANIMALS DAY # 3
We’re off to Southeast Asia to find a little fish with amazing archery skills! Don’t worry they don’t have a crossbow and arrow, they spit water! Grab your wellies and let’s head out to meet today’s Olympic worthy animal!
MEET THE ARCHERFISH!
Diet: Carnivore: insects
Length/Weight: up to 16”/ up to 2 ¼ lbs
Conservation Status: Common
- Archerfish are silver and black.
- They have excellent eyesight!
- Archerfish shoot jets of water out of their mouths. They can shoot it up to 5ft away.
- They shoot insects off of low hanging vegetation and leaves.
- Archerfish are very accurate.
- Young archerfish must practice their shooting skills.
Archerfish have amazing skills! Adults rarely miss their targets! We bet these fish could win any Olympic archery competition, fins down!