[LCA2015-Chat] Penguins in Auckland and NZ
mike.carden at gmail.com
Sat Jan 17 13:36:19 AEDT 2015
I can't let the mention of korora penguins go by without reference to
On 17/01/2015 8:26 am, "Lin Nah" <lin.nah at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thought I sent this with the others last night
> Anyway it is written so here goes...
> 1. Auckland Zoo has Little penguin called Korora
> "The little penguin (korora) (also known as the little blue penguin) is
> the smallest penguin in the world, standing just 25cm tall and weighing a
> little over 1kg. "
> Penguin encounters on Monday, Wednesday + Friday 3:30pm
> These and any other encounters listed on the page are free to zoo visitors
> Auckland Zoo
> Google+ https://plus.google.com/+aucklandzoo/posts?hl=en
> Facebook https://www.facebook.com/AKLZOONZ
> Info on ticket prices, Hrs, location etc
> The zoo is not far from MOTAT.
> 2. Kelly Tarltons Aquarium has an Antarctic Experience section which has
> Emperor, and Gentoo penguins
> Penguin feed time is at 11:30am
> Ticket prices
> 3. NZ $5 note
> Check out the NZ $5 note to spot the penguin.
> 4. Elsewhere in NZ
> Penguins of the NZ REgion
> If you ever come travelling in NZ around this time of the year, there are
> certain spots near beaches in South Island where you can view the penguins
> come in from the sea and walk from the water to where they are nesting. The
> breeding pairs that land here and stick around till the baby penguin is
> ready to swim off.
> Info about the Blue Penguin colony in Oamaru http://www.penguins.co.nz/
> They are also found in Malborough Sounds, Akaroa Harbour, Dunedin +
> Stewart Island.
> If you have visited Dunedin before you'll find that they also have the
> hoiho, yellow-eyed penguin. I know some ppl who came to visit around
> lca2006 visited these penguins. There's wildlife tours there that include
> spotting penguins, sea lions, fur seals and albatross in the wild.
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> Chat at lists.lca2015.linux.org.au
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