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Meet Wisdom, The 63-Year-Old Albatross Who Still Travels The World
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, Albatross, interesting )

JeanisAWA
- 1631 days ago - thedodo.com
This albatross, named Wisdom, is a true ancient mariner. She was spotted once again returning to her home nest on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge,
Researchers Say Island Off Tokyo Is 'Paradise' For Black-Footed Albatrosses
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, environment, albatross, black-footed albatross, Tokyo, breeding groud )

Naoko
- 2218 days ago - mainichi.jp
Hachijo-kojima, a small island administrated by Tokyo, has become a breeding for the black-footed albatross, a team of researchers has discovered.
'Oldest Bird in US' Raises Chick
Offbeat  (tags: Bird, albatross, oldest, spotted )

Trequl
- 2991 days ago - daily-sun.com
The oldest known bird in the US, a Laysan albatross named Wisdom, has been spotted with a chick. This image of the bird with its newly-hatched chick was taken by US Geological Survey (USGS) scientists at the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge ..
How Artwork Is Helping Save the Albatross
Offbeat  (tags: Birds, albatross )

Trequl
- 3149 days ago - birdlife.org
For over 30 years Bruce Pearson, a professional artist, has worked on a range of themes to convey his enthusiasm for wildlife and especially birds, giving a sense of wonder to the wild places they inhabit.
The Albatross With Two Mommies
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, albatross, protection )

Cher
- 3391 days ago - blog.peta.org
Poet Charles Baudelaire called the albatross "one of those big birds / which nonchalantly chaperone a ship / across the bitter fathoms of the sea," and Samuel Coleridge deemed the animal "a bird of good omen." (OK, no more 19th-century poetry references
Pictured: The Astonishing Collection of Everyday Plastic Items Swallowed By a Single Albatross
Offbeat  (tags: plastics, albatross, rubbish, killing marine life )

Simone
- 3630 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
At first glance this collection of bright plastic toothbrushes and bottle tops looks like a colourful mosaic. But astonishingly all these pieces were found in the stomach of a dead fledgling Laysan albatross. The stark image is on the cover of today's
   

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