Wildlife SOS
Wildlife SOS

Wildlife SOS

A look at many endangered animals of the world, and how we can start to help them. This is taken from a website created by my daughter.


The Kiwi

26 Jun 2022 2 minute read 1 comment nzmacminer

KIWI - APTERYX The Kiwi is New Zealand's national bird. There are 5 different subspecies; Rowi, Little Spotted, Great Spotted, Brown and Tokoeka.   HabitatKiwi are usually found in New Zealand native bush but can live in ​scrub, rough farmland, exo...

Ruru/Morepork

19 Jun 2022 1 minute read 2 comments nzmacminer

RURU/MOREPORK - NINOX NOVAESEELANDIAE The Morepork is New Zealand's only remaining native owl. In Maori it is called Ruru after it's haunting cry.   HabitatRuru live throughout the main islands of New Zealand in both native and exotic bush. They pre...

Maui's Dolphin - CEPHALORHYNCHUS HECTORI

12 Jun 2022 2 minute read 0 comments nzmacminer

Maui's Dolphin - CEPHALORHYNCHUS HECTORI New Zealand's Maui's dolphin is the smallest and rarest dolphin in the world. It is a subspecies of the Hectors dolphin and there are thought to be only between 57 and 75 over the age of 1. Maui's dolphin can...