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Grasshopper

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Category: Entomology, Classification: Acrididae, Location: Obelisk Range

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Kauri Gum

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Kauri gum is the fossilised resin of the Kauri, a native tree of New Zealand. , Category: Mineral Sciences, Location: New Zealand

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Malachite

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Carbonate of Copper, Category: Mineral Sciences, Location: Burra Burra Mine - Australia

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Chimpanzee Jaw

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The jaw of a chimpanzee. See the chimpanzee skull for more details., Category: Mammals, Classification: Pan troglodytes, Location: Africa

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White Coral

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Corals are the carbonate skeletons of a colony of small sea animals., Category: Mineral Sciences

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Earwig

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Category: Entomology, Classification: Pentatomoid, Location: Kaawa Stream, New Zealand

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Banded Rail

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This shy, poor flying bird is now only usually seen in NW Nelson and north of the Waikato. Category: Birds, Classification: Rallus philippensis

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Pukeko

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Related to species found in Australia and Tasmania, the Pukeko can be found on mainland New Zealand and many offshore islands. Category: Birds, Classification: Porphyrio porphyrio , Location: Clarksville, New Zealand

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Marsh Crake

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A female Marsh Crake., Category: Birds, Classification: Porzana pusilla affinis, Location: Te Anau, New Zealand

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Crested Penguin

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Also known as the Rockhopper Penguin, they breed on islands in the subantarctic area, sometimes arriving on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand. Category: Birds, Classification: Eudyptes chrysocome, Location: South Pacific

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The Fighting Kiwi

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A mounted Brown Kiwi. This was the trademark of a well known brand of shoe polish. As a former company trademark it spent 80 years in the head office, where its feet were reputedly polished every morning!, Category: Birds, Classification: Apteryx australias

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Silvereye

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Two birds mounted with their nest., Category: Birds, Classification: Zosterops lateralis lateralis

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Yellowhead (Mohua)

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The yellowheads, like this male, are in the same genus as the less threatened white-head and brown-creeper Category: Birds, Classification: Mohua ochrochephala, Location: Stewart Island, New Zealand

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Himalayan Woodpecker

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Category: Birds, Classification: Picus himalayensis, Location: Himalayas

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Moa Pelvis

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Category: Extinct Birds, Classification: Pachyornis elephantopus, Location: Manuherikia River, New Zealand

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Laughing Owl

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A male Laughing Owl. The most recent sighting of one was at Manapouri in 1950, although some egg fragments were found in the 1960s in Canterbury. Category: Extinct Birds, Classification: Sceloclaux albifacies, Location: Lake Ohau, New Zealand

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Paradise Duck

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A female Paradise Sheldudck, Category: Birds, Classification: Tadorna variegata, Location: Hororata, New Zealand

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Moa Bone

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Tarso-metatarsus of the Giant Moa., Category: Extinct Birds, Classification: Dinornis giganteus, Location: New Zealand

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Nephrite Adze

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Nephrite adze. Duff type 2. Poll chipped. Cutting marks on sides. Cutting edge sharp. , Category: New Zealand Ethnology, Classification: Adze, Location: Whareakeake

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Canoe Bailer

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Said to be the only known bailer from the Murihiku area. The handle curves down to join the centre of the scoop, and it has a hole where an extension could be fitted. The wood is totara., Category: New Zealand Ethnology, Classification: Bailer, Location: Waikouaiti, New Zealand

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