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Takahē population reaches 300

The endangered takahē - once thought to be extinct, has now reached a population of 300. Radio NZ reports on the history and recovery efforts of this unique species. NEXT’s environmental initiative Rotoroa Island is home to a breeding pair of takahē and a chick as part of an innovative conservation programme between DOC, Auckland Zoo and Rotoroa Island.


http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/ourchangingworld/audio/201817903/takahe-back-from-the-brink

Monday, October 02, 2017

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The endangered takahē - once thought to be extinct, has now reached a population of 300. Radio NZ reports on the history and recovery efforts of this unique species. NEXT’s environmental initiative Rotoroa Island is home to a breeding pair of takahē and a chick as part of an innovative conservation programme between DOC, Auckland Zoo and Rotoroa Island.


http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/ourchangingworld/audio/201817903/takahe-back-from-the-brink