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Wisdom The Albatross, Now 70, Hatches Yet Another Chick

Wisdom, a mōlī or Laysan albatross, and the world's oldest known banded wild bird, hatched a new chick at Midway Atoll on Feb. 1. Source: Jon Brack

The world's oldest known wild bird, a Laysan albatross named Wisdom, has hatched yet another chick at Midway Atoll in the Hawaiian archipelago. Biologists first identified and banded Wisdom in 1956; she is at least 70 years old.

Wisdom's latest chick successfully hatched in February, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's office

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