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NZ Yellow Eyed Penguin deaths

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Because I know some folks on this forum love penguins in general and have delighted in watching them in New Zealand and other parts of the world, I thought I would post this recent disheartening news about the already endangered Yellow-Eyed Penguin population of the Otago Peninsula, which serves as a reminder of what a tough lives they live.
http://www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/245439/penguin-deaths-devastating
http://www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/241816/dogs-maul-penguins-despite-prohibitions

The local Royal Albatross colony ("only albatross colony of any species found on a human-inhabited mainland") has also suffered recently:
http://www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/244323/albatross-dies-heat-stress-affects-colony

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