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Science s Albatross species finds it easier to fly with changing winds near South Pole

Winds off the Southern Ocean, around Antarctica, are shifting, making it easier for a particular species of albatross to fly farther.

Winds over the Southern Ocean, around the continent of Antarctica, have shifted and picked up in recent decades, giving a lift to foraging albatrosses, scientists say.

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