An albatross can fly for 10,000 miles without landing, and is the only extant bird that can reach those numbers en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alb…
The wandering Albatross is know to circumnavigate the Southern Ocean three times a year. This can accumulate to over 5,000,000km of flight in one lifetime. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wan…
The wandering albatross can travel 10,000 miles (16,090 km) without flapping its wings even once. independent.co.uk/environ…
If an Albatross baby falls out of the nest, like a few inches away and the mum returns to the nest with a meal, it would not recognize the baby and it will starve and die. The baby has to try and climb back in to survive. youtube.com/watch?v=MAQMe…
Wisdom the Albatross is the oldest wild bird in the world at 65+. She's sucessfully and continually reared nearly 40 chicks. Flying millions of miles in her life, she almost never lands for more than 15 minutes before she leaves her chicks to find more food. youtu.be/02RyxA1mC5s
The Greyheaded Albatross makes elevated nests and in recent decades more Antarctic storms plus higher winds are blowing chicks off the nest. Parents won't recognize it and let it die unless it can manage to get back inside. It is extremely endangered youtube.com/watch?v=9C9Ap…
Albatross can fly for years without landing factmyth.com/factoids/an-…
Albatross seabirds can live over 50 years & mate when they’re 5-years-old. They stay with the same partner for 45+ years making it among the longest relationships in the animal world. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alb…
Albatross can fly for SEVEN Years without returning to the Land, and can fly up to 800 KM/day. They also mate for life and spend months apart from their mate. factsanddetails.com/world…
An albatross can fly 600 miles without flapping it's wings. blogs.bu.edu/bioaerial201…
The world's oldest known wild bird is Wisdom the Laysan albatross. At 67 years old she is still laying viable eggs and raising chicks. Wisdom has outlived several mates and raised anywhere from 30 to 35 chicks. news.nationalgeographic.c…
Today I learned of Wisdom, a 64 year old Albatross, who has flown over three million miles since being tagged, continues to lay eggs and, despite belonging to a monogamous species, has more than likely had to find a new mate due to her unusual longevity. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wis…
Today I learned about the Gossamer Albatross. The human powered fixed wing aircraft, that crossed the channel in a little under 3 hours, with a top speed of 29km/h. It only needs 300 Watt to fly in still air, about as much power as a blender uses. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac…
An Albatross (bird) can sleep while flying to avoid predators such as whales and sharks. fws.gov/alaska/mbsp/mbm/s…
An Albatross named Wisdom is the world's oldest known wild bird (66 y/o) and is still having chicks! fws.gov/refuge/Midway_Ato…
There are two scores in golf that rank above an Eagle. They are an Albatross (3 under par) and a Condor (4 under par) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Par…
In golf, a score of 3 under par is called an Albatross en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
An albatross can fly over 600 miles without flapping it's wings en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alb…
Albatrosses can fly nearly 1,000km a day while hardly ever flapping their wings, there is speculation that they can sleep while flying, and that the plural of "Albatross" is "Albatrosses". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alb…
The wandering albatross can fly for 600 miles without ever flapping its wings. blogs.bu.edu/bioaerial201…
In 2012, an albatross named 'Wisdom' hatched a new chick at the age of 62 and may have been the 'oldest mom in the bird world' blog.nationalgeographic.o…
The oldest known wild bird is an albatross named Wisdom, who was at least 66 years old when she hatched a chick last February. news.nationalgeographic.c…
The oldest wild bird in the world is a 58 year old Albatross named Wisdom en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alb…
At the age of 62, Wisdom the Albatross is the oldest known wild bird. Wisdom still circumnavigates the Pacific annually and just hatched her 30th child (at least) on Midway Atoll. Wisdom has flown 2 to 3 million miles since 1956. That’s equivalent to 4 to 6 trips to the Moon and back. fws.gov/midway/Monument%2…
Laysan albatross females sometimes form same-sex couples. On the Hawaiian island of Oahu, for example, 31 percent of the pairs are same sex couples. They take turns taking care of one egg and exhibit pair bonding rituals like bill rubbing and synchronized mating dances. phenomena.nationalgeograp…
The Albatross birds from "The Rescuers" (1977) and "The Rescuers Down Under (1990) are named after the Wright Brothers blog.disneyrenaissance.co…
There is a bird called the Albatross that can go years without touching land, they also can travel up to 1000 km in a day without flapping their wings once. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alb…
The oldest known living bird, a 62 year old albatross, gave birth to a healthy young chick. The average lifespan for an albatross is 30-40 years. zmescience.com/ecology/an…
...The Wandering Albatross is able to stay in flight for several hours without flapping its wings. wildyworld.com/crazy-fact…
New golf terms: 3 under par is an Albatross, 4 under is a Condor, and 5 under is the elusive Ostrich en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Par…
The wandering albatross' wing bones were used by sailors as tobacco pipe stems en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wan…
The best possible shot in golf is called Condor, or Double Albatross, or Triple Eagle golf.about.com/od/golfter…
There is a large group of lesbian Albatross in Hawaii, and female lesbian macaques are more creative with sexual positions than male and female pairs bbc.com/earth/story/20150…
Albatross expend more energy sitting on their nest than soaring through the air usc.edu/org/cosee-west/Oc…
There's a species of albatross in Hawaii out of which one third of all couplings are lesbian. newser.com/story/87612/th…
An albatross has a higher lift-to-drag ratio than a Boeing 747 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lif…
Nyctosaurus gracilis, a flying Pterosaur, lived a life like an albatross, and had a cress like a reindeer. gspauldino.com/PTNyctosau…
1/3 of Albatross couples on Oahu are same-sex footnote1.com/babysitting…
An albatross can glide for hundreds of miles without flapping its wings. ngm.nationalgeographic.co…
"Albatross" is golf term along with birdie and eagle and represents an exceptionally rare event--much more rare than a hole-in-one. en.m.wikipedia.org/w/inde…
The Shy Albatross has a dark gray or black brow, "giving the appearance of a constant frown". arkive.org/shy-albatross/…
House mice introduced to Gough Island in the 19th century are now the largest wild house mice in the world and are feeding on albatross chicks payseur.genetics.wisc.edu…
An albatross in golf is more rare than a hole in one golf.about.com/od/faqs/f/…

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