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Mice attacking Midway albatross prompt plan

William Cole
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U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE

Mice are preying on nesting albatross on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge and the Battle of Midway National Monument, part of the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument. Though mice have been on Midway Atoll for decades, they have only been observed preying on the adult albatross since 2015.