1: There are more than half a dozen species of pelicans
2: The pelicans use their elastic pouches to catch fish, though different species use it in different ways.
3: Pelicans are found on many of the world's coastlines and also along rivers.
5: d | Pelicans do not store fish in their pouch, but simply use it to catch them and then tip it back to drain out water and swallow the fish
6: Type:Bird Diet:Carnivore Average life span in the wild:10 to 25 years or more Size:Body, 5.8 ft (1.8 m); wingspan, 10 ft (3 m) Weight:30 lbs (13 kg)
8: Many pelicans fish by swimming in groups. They may form a line or a "U" shape and drive fish into shallow water by beating their wings