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62-year-old Laysan albatross is still going strong

By Leila Fujimori

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 09, 2013

~~<p>She's at least 62, but you wouldn't know it by looking at her. Laysan albatross Wisdom can still dance in a way that can attract a mate.</p>
<p>Wisdom, who has likely outlived a few mates, laid an egg about Nov. 28 on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge and on Sunday hatched a healthy chick, possibly her 35th, making her the oldest wild bird documented to have done so.</p>
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She's at least 62, but you wouldn't know it by looking at her. Laysan albatross Wisdom can still dance in a way that can attract a mate.

Wisdom, who has likely outlived a few mates, laid an egg about Nov. 28 on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge and on Sunday hatched a healthy chick, possibly her 35th, making her the oldest wild bird documented to have done so. Login for more...



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