“New Zealand hunters apologise over accidental shooting of takahē”

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http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/aug/21/new-zealand-conservationists-apologise-over-accidental-shooting-of-endangered-takahe?CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2

An inquiry is under way into how a cull of somewhat similar-looking pukeko birds has led to the slaughter of 5% of the wild population of takahē. The head of New Zealand’s national deerstalkers’ association has apologised “to the country at large” after four critically endangered takahē were mistakenly shot by hunters carrying out a cull of a somewhat similar-looking bird.

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My name is Isabelle Whitehead. I was a member of the Bolton School group on the Operation Wallacea 2015 expedition to Peru.

One response to ““New Zealand hunters apologise over accidental shooting of takahē””

  1. Jacqueline Whitehead says :

    Being stupid is like being dead. You don’t know anything thing about it but others around you suffer!

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