National Geographic : 1944 Oct
What the Fighting Yanks See 465 i>. j llnness With Kite and Cobwebs, This Dobu Islander Fishes from His Canoe As far east as the Solomon Islands natives employ the strange fishing tackle (page 468). Loren Tutell Yanks Preferred "Pink Elephants" to the Amphibian Fishes of North Queensland When our men saw mudskippers basking in the sun and "hopping along on their fin feet, flicking mosquitoes out of the air," they thought they were seeing things (page 476). Mudskippers swim like fish, leap like kangaroos, and climb "like monkeys." Their eyes, hoisted like periscopes, work independently of each other. One eye keeps watch for enemies, while the other searches the air and water for edibles.