Despite antisocial screaming and reclusive habits, the rare species triumphs in prestigious voteAn antisocial penguin that communicates by screaming has won New Zealand’s hotly contested bird of the year poll. But the victory of the hoiho, or yellow-eyed penguin, has served to underscore the threat to its existence: it received more votes than there are hoiho remaining on the planet. Related: New Zealand’s bird of the year: the most important election – aside from the real one Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/nov/11/endangered-hoiho-penguin-wins-new-zealands-bird-of-the-year-poll
Author : Charlotte Graham-McLay in Wellington
Publish date : 2019-11-11 01:03:52
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