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Wisdom (left) and her mate on their nest last November at the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
February 6, 2013 Wisdom, a Laysan albatross who nests at the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge in the North Pacific Ocean, is thought to be at least 62 years old. She's raised an estimated 30 to 35 chicks over the years and flown at least 2 million miles, scientists say.
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Wisdom, photographed on Tuesday, feeds her chick.
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service - Pacific Region
March 23, 2011 Wisdom, an albatross who is at least 60 years old, has been found safe and sound. Thousands of other albatrosses did not survive.
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