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Old Bird, New Chick: 62-Year-Old Albatross Has Healthy Hatchling

And old bird has a new chick in the Pacific. Robert Siegel talks with John Klavitter, a biologist at the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge, about Wisdom, the albatross. Thought to be 62 and the oldest known free-flying bird, Wisdom surprised scientists the week when she hatched a new chick.
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