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Randy and Townie

Randy and Townie: A tale of two albatross

By Hob Osterlund, Safina Center Fellow All mated Laysan albatross spend several solo months at sea every year, from July to November. Then, from all over their range, they feel a pull as strong as the earth’s own… Read More
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Book saves bird’s life: The story of Albie the Albatross

Co-authored by Carl Safina About a year and a half ago, Melissa Ursey was riding in the car as her husband Jerry drove across the Southern California desert back to their home in Rancho Mirage from their friends’… Read More
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They had us at hatch

By Hob Osterlund From first hatch to last fledge, the birds of Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s “TrossCam” were a huge hit. In fewer than six months, the live-streaming cam got 1.2 million hits by people from 185 countries… Read More
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