[LCA2015-Chat] Penguins in Auckland and NZ
lin.nah at gmail.com
Sat Jan 17 14:55:05 AEDT 2015
Kelly Tarlton's Penguins at play https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwLioRUJ3aA
On Sat, Jan 17, 2015 at 3:36 PM, Mike Carden <mike.carden at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
>> 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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