Fiordland is a high point of any visit to New Zealand. Cruise ships will generally visit Milford Sound
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Expect mainly Bottlenose Dolphins, there is a pod of about 60 in Milford Sound, and maybe a couple of Dusky Dolphins (named for their colour, not he neighbouring Dusky Sound) in Milford Sound. The dusky dolphins are typically the smaller of the two.
Below the surface, and interesting population of ‘black’ corals:
during the mating season (July to November), Fiordland Crested Penguins can be spotted:
and, year ‘round, lollygagging Southern Fur Seals:
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For your diving expedition. Click on image to enlarge:
The Sea Slug has taken genes from the algae it eats, allowing it to photosynthesize like a plant. Could we, someday, be a shade greener in complexion but be powered by light???
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Recent CERN study suggests that extra-terrestrial gamma-ray bursts are a real threat to the continued existence of life. Maybe that’s why we have no evidence of life beyond that found here on earth. Click Through Here
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Sea Turtles take their game to the next level and publish a newsletter!!
Sea Turtle and Cetacean Conservation in Polynesia Website: http://www.temanaotemoana.org/
The deforestation of the Brazilian rain forest has created a hidden consequence: The seeds of palm trees have evolved rapidly to be smaller. The process took only about 75 years.
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Scientists are baffled by the accuracy of Humpback Whale navigation
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