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Laysan Albatross

In the Face of Danger, Wisdom Prevails

3/22/2011 // By Mekell Mikell

She’s an old bird, a new mom, and a survivor. Wisdom, a laysan albatross in her sixties, and her chick survived a tsunami that struck their Pacific island home in March. The area was hit hard by ocean waves following the 9.0 […] Read more >

Meet The Giant Coconut Crab

7/22/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

On certain Pacific Islands there is a species of land crab that is quite large. They are slow moving, generally nocturnal and remain hidden during the day to emerge at night in search of food. Hemmy.net reports: “The coconut crab […] Read more >