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posted Oct. 23, 2008
Bird is the word when it comes to the most grueling outdoor workouts
I just flew in from Alaska.
Boy, are my arms tired.
The only animal that can say that truthfully is the bar-tailed godwit, the newly crowned champion of endurance flying, according to the Washington Post.
Indeed, the godwit, described by the Post as a plump shorebird with a recurved bill, flies nonstop from Alaska to New Zealand ...
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