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Mar 4, 2010 - The Catlins

Feb. 23 Marianne: Having now reached the bottom of NZ, we started back up the east coast, to the Catlins. After Stewart Island, we thought we were done with spectacular wildlife, but the best was yet to come! Steve: On the way we stopped in Invercargill, for some much-needed coffee, some groceries, and a quick trip to an aviary, where we got very close views of some of New Zealand's dwindling supply of parrots, including the Kaka, and the Antipodes Parakeet, which has survived only because it lives on an island 640 miles from New Zealand...

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