Caption: Whirligig beetles (family Gyrinidae) on the surface of a pond. Whirligigs are aquatic beetles that spend most of their time on the water surface, feeding on insects and other small animals. They can dive and swim underwater for a considerable time, breathing from a bubble of air trapped beneath their wing covers. Filmed in Wales, UK.

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Keywords: 20 seconds or greater, animal, animals, aquatic, beetle, beetles, biological, biology, british, fauna, freshwater, great britain, gyrinidae, insect, insects, natural world, nature, pond, reed, reeds, ripple, ripples, spinning, surface, swim, swimmer, swimming, swims, uk, wales, water, welsh, whirligig, wildlife, zoological, zoology

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Whirlgig beetles

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Duration: 00:00:25.04

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 23.98

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