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Maui's dolphins.
Protection for Māui and Hector's dolphins set to be expanded
02:29
In the past week, seven birds have died from the disease.
Critically endangered kākāpo dying from fungal disease
In this May 6, 2019 file photo, Duat Mai stands atop a dead whale at Ocean Beach in San Francisco. Federal officials are asking waterfront landowners in western Washington to volunteer their properties to be the final resting place for dead gray whales.
Dead whales left to decompose on Washington waterfronts
Deer (file picture).
Deer repellent to be used in 1080 drops to protect rare herd in Kahurangi National Park
Summary: The sockeye's impressive spawning run is drawing crowds near Twizel.
Thousands of escaped salmon bounty for southern anglers
00:50
Paige Winter, 17, was rescued after her father repeatedly punched the shark until it let go.
'Sharks are good people' - US teen who lost leg in shark attack upbeat about future
00:35
Seven dogs were also evacuated from the scene on St. Petersburg's Vasilyevsky Island.
Three-hundred cats rescued after fire engulfs animal shelter in Russia
In this Sept. 6, 2018, photo, the head of an Ice Age wolf is seen after found during an expedition of the Mammoth Fauna Study Department at the Academy of Sciences of Yakutia near Belaya Gora, Abyysky region of Sakha Republic, Russia. , but thanks to Siberia's frozen permafrost its brain, fur, tissues and even its tongue have been perfectly preserved, as scientific investigations are underway after it was found in August 2018. (Albert Protopopov/Mammoth Fauna Study Department at the Academy of Sciences of Yakutia via AP)
Perfectly preserved head of Ice Age wolf found in Siberia
06:59
Kelmarna Organic Community Gardens & City Farm had announced it would kill the three bovines living in Herne Bay.
Ponsonby cows get lucky escape to Canterbury farm after near-death experience
About 80 animal welfare protesters turned up outside Parliament today to call for an end to the export of live farm animals.
Parliament protestors take a stand against export of live farm animals
00:24
The cub weighs only 42.8 grams, about the weight of an average chicken egg.
Watch: World's lightest ever giant panda cub born in China
Rat
Rats 'the size of cats' infest Auckland suburb
01:00
Four of the giant mammals breached for more than an hour.
Watch: Humpback whales swimming past Sydney awe tourists with 90-minute show
02:05
A respitory disease has seen 35 birds taken out of their natural habitat into vetinary care.
Spate of kākāpo deaths 'the devastating outcome of the really great breeding season'
Fish on ice (file picture).
Letters reveal fishing companies' anti-conservation lobbying tactics
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'More will die' – DOC's dire warning about the future of NZ's kākāpō population
Pets to be allowed on commuter trains in Auckland from Sunday
00:26
Looks like the royal couple have some hidden talents, judging by their efforts in Kaswick, northern England.
Watch: Prince William and Kate shear sheep, put their rural skills to the test
Animal welfare group concerned about inhumanely-bred puppies being sold on social media
'Look at those dead eyes' - Owner of sheep killed by dogs in Hastings recounts the 'chilling' find
Dog on loose after more than 40 sheep killed in Hastings
00:45
Named the maungatua stonefly, it was found living in only a few hundred metres of sub-alpine habitat.
New species of insect discovered near Dunedin
Appeal for information after emaciated dog found wandering in South Auckland
Six-foot python, Moonda, stolen from Aussie business
05:06
DOC scientist Andrew Digby told Breakfast two more are at real risk of dying from aspergillosis.
DOC puts out 'urgent' call for extra funding to help save kākāpō from respiratory illness
SPCA prosecutes Canterbury man for ill-treatment of horse
Pat Newman offers a police officer the correct arrest strategy for the cows at Hora Hora School.
Cows 'arrested' after invading Whangārei school
01:33
Authorities would like to find out who’s responsible for the callous act.
Newborn rabbits and mum rescued after being dumped in a skip in Lower Hutt
Thousands of reptiles, including NZ lizards, saved in global black market crackdown
06:19
Of 15,000 animal complaints only 62 prosecutions were made, a report from the University of Otago found.
SPCA can't afford to prosecute in many cases due to underfunding, chief executive says
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