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Anjalee & Burma at Auckland Zoo

Let us meet the two elephants at the Auckland Zoo, Anjalee and Burma. Anjalee is the younger of the two and she is just 9 years old.   28 more words

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A Zeal of Zebras

Just learned that a group of zebras is called a zeal. There are just two zebras at the Auckland Zoo so they are not really a group but they are still more than one so I guess I can still call them a zeal.

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Rainbow Lorikeet

Open Lates is back at the Auckland Zoo.  We made it again this year.  This rainbow lorikeet is one of the most colorful birds that I’ve ever seen.  Very aptly named.

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Day two hundred and seventy two: Auckland Zoo's new enclosure

Auckland Zoo has a new space and it is ‘strangely beautiful.’ The new precinct connects to the existing Aussie walkabout enclosure and is home to some of Australia’s strangest creatures. 33 more words

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Photo of the week: Wētāpunga

Today’s photo is of a wētāpunga, a very large insect that, when fully grown, can weigh more than a mouse or sparrow.

The species is unique to New Zealand and has only survived on… 104 more words

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Palm Oil Free Bread

A few years ago the kids and I got to reading about orangutans and the way that their habitats are being destroyed as the rainforests are cut down for wood and the land is cleared to grow palm oil, an ingredient in lots of foods. 427 more words