Rare albatross is unique species

BBC: The Amsterdam albatross's status puzzle has been solved The world's rarest albatross has been confirmed as a separate species by scientists. The genetic analysis solves 20 years of debate over the status of the Amsterdam albatross. Canadian researchers have proven that the birds' DNA varies significantly from wandering albatrosses, their closest living relatives. Only 170 of the birds remain on Amsterdam Island, where the whole population breed on a single plateau. Amsterdam albatrosses......

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