Wisdom, The Laysan AlbatrossPhoebastria immutabilis
Facts About Wisdom, The Laysan Albatross
- Laysan albatross are surface feeders and feed primarily at night. They feed on anything that floats on the surface of the water; squid, fish, crustaceans and flying fish eggs. Unfortunately, this includes marine debris as well; with an estimated 5 tons of plastic that was mistaken for floating fish eggs or squid being fed to chicks each year.
- Life Span
- 12-64 (until there was Wisdom it was 40)
- Length: 79-81 cm (31.6-32.4 in); wingspan: 195-203 cm (6.4-6.7 ft)
Last Updated: Dec 12, 2016