Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Latest Post from Travel Wonders of the World

Latest Post from Travel Wonders of the World


Visiting the Royal Albatross Centre (Dunedin, New Zealand)

Posted: 28 Aug 2012 03:43 PM PDT

Complete with a lighthouse and guns to protect New Zealand from invading Russians in the late 1800s, Taiaora Head is the only mainland breeding colony of the superb Royal Albatross in the world. With around the clock protection from predators, a few dozen breeding pairs lay a lone egg every couple of years hatching in January. For eight months, the lone chick sits in their nest awaiting the...

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