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Albatross colony at Kaena Point gets new life

  • COURTESY DLNR

    Laysan albatross

  • COURTESY DLNR

    On Dec. 19, some 21 Laysan albatross eggs were transported from Kauai to Kaena Point.

  • COURTESY DLNR

    Members of the Pacific Rim Conservation team delicately replaced infertile eggs with the newly arrived eggs. The nesting adult albatrosses will serve as surrogate parents for the eggs.

Two years ago Wednesday, Oahu’s largest Laysan albatross colony at Kaena Point suffered a shocking blow when vandals viciously attacked the vulnerable seabirds and smashed many of their eggs. Read more

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