In new Zealand have stolen the Unknown three little penguins from their Nest. One of the animals – with a size of not more than 30 centimeters, and the smallest penguins in the world – was found a few hours later dead, such as the national nature reserve authority told. Of the other two, each track is missing.
thieves hurt a penguin lethal
– probably two men and a woman – used a crowbar. One of the animals was slain, according to the authority. The other two wrapped the offenders in towels and drove them away. It is suspected that the animals should be brought out of the country.
little penguins are protected in new Zealand strictly. The thieves threaten to, if you are caught, up to two years in prison and up to 100,000 new Zealand dollars (the equivalent of about 60,000 euros). The birds are no longer hard-to-be usually as a Kilo of. The animals are active at night. Their nests they build in the vicinity of the coast, like in the bushes or between rocks. Among their natural enemies, sharks and sea lions.
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