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Wisdom Lays an Egg


Wisdom can be seen here checking on her newly laid egg. Photo credit: Greg Joder

At 63, most parents are probably going to a few graduations, playing with their grandkids or just relaxing after seeing their children to adulthood. Wisdom isn't most people. In fact, she's an albatross. And at 63, the world’s oldest known, banded, wild bird just laid her newest egg. 

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Hip Hip Hoorah!!!
# Posted By Dave Bengston | 12/17/14 10:50 PM

Congratulations, Wisdom! My husband saw one of your kind land on his last day on Midway. I hope the USA always values this island and its fauna.
# Posted By Jennifer German | 12/18/14 12:08 AM

Beautiful mama you are!
# Posted By jeanie | 12/18/14 7:00 PM

will she be on a live cam?
# Posted By | 12/18/14 9:48 PM

will Wisdom be on a live cam?
# Posted By | 12/18/14 10:06 PM

Wisdom is not available on a web cam, but we have more photos and video of Wisdom on our Flickr site: https://www.flickr.com/photos/usfwspacific/sets/72...
# Posted By Matt Trott, Fish and Wildlife Service | 12/19/14 10:56 AM
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