Let us face it – if you had to nominate a native animal that is under threat, seagulls are probably the last thing you would expect. They are everywhere, but for how much longer?
So while pandas are cute and cuddly, they also cost an absolute fortune, and why would we want to import another country's threatened species when we have so many of our own that could do with some of that money and attention?
From eels, maggots to beautiful birds, you may be surprised and find it hard to believe some of these species are at risk.
Story discovered what animals and species are endangered in New Zealand and what Kiwis can do in their own backyards to protect and welcome these animals.
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