Albatross Divorce

A juvenile wandering albatross prepares for flight while his parents look on.

A new Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute study linked personality and divorce rates in wandering albatross. This is the first study to find such a link in a species other than humans, a WHOI press release says.

The study was published on Wednesday, September 14, in The Royal Society. It draws from a 54-year albatross monitoring program on Possession Island, an island in the Southern Indian Ocean.

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