- The wingspan of some species of albatross can measure more than three metres.
- Albatrosses use their large wings to glide above the sea for days without stopping.
- Albatrosses spend most of their lives at sea, only returning to land to breed.
Spark a discussion
- What does the term "wingspan" mean?
- Why do albatrosses return to land?
- What is the average lifespan of the albatross?
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