Meet the oldest-known wild bird in the world, Wisdom, a 62-year-old Laysan albatross. Wisdom had already been stunning scientists for decades by living at least TWICE-AS-LONG as others in her species, but she just pulled-off a jaw-dropping feat that blew their collective minds wide open… Wisdom gave birth to a chick on February 3, on the Midway Islands between North America and Asia, somewhere in the middle of the Pacific Ocean…

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Wisdom, who has exhibited no signs of slowing down, flys an estimated 50,000 miles a year while raising about 35 baby birds during her life, most of this while at an age when most humans would be calling AARP or getting 10% off at Dennys..

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