Introduction to New Zealand Animals
A short introduction to the unique wildlife of New Zealand. This e-book tries to inspire the reader to keep eyes open for more than Kiwi and penguins. Chapters: Why New Zealand animals are unique - Extinct animals - Birds - Insects - Marine animals - New Zealand Wildlife encounters. Plan your wildlife viewing opportunities even before you travel to New Zealand. Includes link to a photo gallery. More
A short introduction to the unique wildlife of New Zealand.
It is incredible what interesting animals evolved in New Zealand - due to 80 million years of untouched and uninfluenced evolution! It's right up there with Galapagos and Australia.
This e-book tries to inspire the reader to keep eyes open for more than Kiwi and penguins. Plan your wildlife viewing opportunities even before you travel to New Zealand. Including a link to an exclusive photo gallery.
Get ready for the trip of a lifetime and impress those Kiwis with your knowledge! With Maori names.
Table of Contents:
Why New Zealand animals are unique
Wildlife encounters in New Zealand
More information: New Zealand websites and books
So many New Zealand animals to fall in love with!
Moa - Haast Eagle - Huia - Giant Penguin - Flightless Wrens - Kiwi - Kakapo - Kea - Kaka - Kokako - New Zealand Falcon - New Zealand Kingfisher - Dotterel - Wrybill - White Heron - Blue Duck - Penguins - Tui - Bellbird - Pukeko - Takahe - Fantail - Bar-tailed Godwit - New Zealand Pigeon - New Zealand Oystercatchers - Australasian Gannet - Morepork - Rifleman - Albatross - Weka - Royal Spoonbill - Cormorant - Black Swan - Saddleback - Magpie - New Zealand Fairy Tern - Black Robin - Buller's Shearwater - Grey Warbler - Californian Quail - Mynah - Weta - Stick Insect - Praying Mantis - Giraffe Weevil - Puriri Moth - New Zealand Black Cockroach - Huhu - Sandfly - Cicada - Passionvine Hopper - Katipo Spider - Giant Centipede - Wasps - Velvet Worm - Glowworms - Hector and Maui's Dolphin - Long-finned Eel - Colossal Squid - Sperm Whale - Orca - Crayfish - New Zealand Fur Seal - Freshwater Crayfish - Sea Urchins - Short-tail Stingray - Tuatara - Kauri Snail - Hamilton's and Maud Island Frog - New Zealand Bat - Geckos - Leaf-vein Slug - Possum - Sheep.