For he knows that his wife is the boss
So he waits on the nest
As she flies East and West
To catch fish 'neath the old Southern Cross
|Albatross nesting on the Falkland Islands|
A Barry Mead Photograph
Of the 22 species that exist all are a matter of concern with ten species on the critically endangered list (three at a critical level). For more information see the Wikipedia page or watch the National Geographic video "The endangered Albatross"
(I plan to post further "Environmental Limericks" over the coming months and suggestions for possible put a comment below, preferably with a link to a relevant page.)