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Bottlenose Dolphin Adopts Baby Orphan of a Different Species

Dolphin watchers discovered a rare occurrence recently off the New Zealand coast: A bottlenose dolphin adopted an abandoned common dolphin pup.  According to The New Zealand Herald, Kiwi made headlines five years ago when she lost her own baby, named Squirt, after getting stranded in a muddy inlet. 35 more words

Guest Blog Post: An American Adventure, Geo-style

A while back I asked Dad (aka Opa-Bob) if he would be interested in writing something about his experiences geocaching while on his big holiday to North America earlier in the year – I figured this would be a nice continuation from the mentions I have made of his travels, as well as provide us all with a little insight into an… 1,676 more words

Geocaching

Using an ND8 Filter at Home Bay, Waitemata Harbour, Auckland, NZ

Recently I bought an ND8; on the weekend I decided to try it out. I thought to myself, where is a good place where there is movement of water and something solid to have in the picture at the same time? 317 more words

Auckland

Tire swing

Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown, New Zealand, August 2014

Photography

SHARK FINNING BANNED IN NEW ZEALAND

New Zealand is banning the practice of shark finning, a move the Pew Charitable Trusts says is welcome and will bring the country in line with other developed nations. 91 more words

News

New Zealand bans shark finning

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – New Zealand on Wednesday announced it will ban the practice of shark finning, a move the Pew Charitable Trusts said is welcome and will bring the country in line with other developed nations. 179 more words

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