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Wisdom, The Midway Albatross: Surviving the Japanese Tsunami and other Disasters for over 60 Years

Average rating
4.5 out of 5
Based on 47 Ratings and 36 Reviews

Book Description
The oldest wild bird in the world faced yet another danger when the Japanese Tsunami struck Midway Island where she lives. This is Wisdom's astounding story of survival of manmade and natural disasters for over 60 years. She has survived the dangers of living wild, plastic pollution, longline fishing, lead poisoning, and the Japanese earthquake.
At 65+ years old, she's still alive and still lay... More
Book Information
PublisherMims House
BindingPaperback (4 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages34
ISBN-100979862175
ISBN-13978-0979862175
Publication Date01/16/2012
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About Kitty Harvill (Illustrator) : Kitty Harvill is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Kitty Harvill include Up, Up, Up! It's Apple-picking Time, Sitting Down to Eat, Believe in ... more
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3/30/2012 Suzanne Morris said:
5 stars On December10, 1956, early in my first visit to Midway, I banded 99 incubating Laysan Albatrosses in the ‘downtown’ area of Sand Island, Midway. Wisdom (band number 587-51945), is still alive, healthy, and incubating again in December of 2011. While I have grown old and gray and g... more

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