The world’s oldest wild bird just became a mother.
Wisdom, a 63-year-old Laysan Albatross, is doing her part to reverse her species’ endangered status. She hatched what scientist’s believe could be her 35th baby.
Thousands of albatrosses live on islands in the Midway Atoll, located 1,250 miles west-northwest of Honolulu. The average life span for a Laysan Albatross is 12-40 years.
— L. Katz