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At 67, Wisdom, the world’s oldest known breeding bird in the wild, is a mother once more! On February 6th, approximately two months after Wisdom began incubating her egg, Wisdom and her mate Akeakamai welcomed their newest chick to Midway Atoll. USFWS Photo by B. Peyton

Wisdom, a Laysan albatross, is a mother again at the age of 67 years old!

The world’s oldest known wild bird, Wisdom and her mate Akeakamai welcomed their newest chick this week to Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.

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Koloa Maoli (Hawaiian Duck) Photo courtesy of DLNR

The Koloa Project started for endangered Hawaiian Duck

To address the koloa’s future, the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is collaborating with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the University of Hawaii Pacific Studies Cooperative Unit on The Koloa Project.

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