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    Elaine Watts (ewatts@williams.sad47.k12.me.us)
    Wed, 2 Apr 1997 15:28:01 -0500

    A typical trip for a hummingbird across the Gulf of Mexico, if a
    hummingbird beats its wings 4 million times at a rate of 75 wing-beats per
    second, is approximately 14.814805556 hours. Although for a Ruby-throated
    Hummingbird to go across the Gulf of Mexico it takes about 18 hours.