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Otago Skink Protection

The large, iconic Otago skink – a species classified as critically endangered – is being protected at the Mokomoko Dryland Sanctuary in Central Otago. The 0.3 ha. pest-proof fenced sanctuary is Continue Reading...

 
Contributed by
Andrew Trevelyan
Landcare Research
December 13, 2010

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QEII National Trust - Sinclair Wetland, Otago

A 315-hectare privately-owned wetland and important bird habitat. Walking tracks and an information centre are open to the public, and accommodation facilities are also available. What is a QEII co Continue Reading...

 
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QEII Editor
QEII
December 17, 2010

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Otago skinks give birth in the wild!

What a way to start off the New Year! Two baby Otago skinks were found inside the Mokomoko Dryland Sanctuary two weeks ago (the end of January 2011).  It was fitting that James Reardon (DOC Continue Reading...

 
Contributed by
Judy Grindell
Landcare Research
February 10, 2011
 
 
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