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Albatrosses killed, many nests ruined


    One of the dead albatrosses was found lying next to an egg in the nesting area. Eggs were found smashed as well. The Laysan albatross is a protected species.

Three Laysan albatrosses were killed, several others are missing, and 15 nests were destroyed at the Kaena Point Natural Area Reserve, state conservation enforcement officials said Wednesday. The birds were killed some time between Sunday and Monday afternoons, said Marigold Zoll, a state Division of Forestry and Wildlife manager. Read more

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