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nzherald.co.nz/environment/news/article.cfm?c_id=39&objectid... – Mar 2013 more
At least 16 geckos from Otago Peninsula were among 24 recovered in attempted smuggling operations since 2010, and since 2009 seven people had been successfully prosecuted for smuggling geckos or skinks, the report said.
arkive.org/mcgregors-skink/oligosoma-macgregori – more
Previously classified within the genus Cyclodina, recent molecular evidence suggests that McGregor's skink, together with all native New Zealand skinks, should be placed within a single genus, Oligosoma (1).
stuff.co.nz/.../naomi-arnold/7374788/Cuddly-little-killers – Jul 2012 more
We care more about kitties than the native skinks they're killing. An attempt to introduce the functionally extinct brown teal to Canterbury's Travis Wetland in 2009 suffered because of Christchurch's cat population. It's estimated that every year, cats kill over a billion birds in the United States.
earthtimes.org/.../1352 – more
"The six new habitats are stunning examples of New Zealand wildlife," says Auckland Mayor Len Brown, "and a must see for Aucklanders and visitors". Native animals like the Campbell Island teal, the Otago skink and the short-tailed bat can all be seen in their new enclosures.
wellington.scoop.co.nz/?p=52990 – more
Information on the whereabouts of the city's various native skinks and geckos will put us in a better position to protect them.
kiwiblog.co.nz/2011/11/watts_peninsula.html – Nov 2011 more
In addition it will enable the preservation of indigenous flora and fauna, such as native orchids, skinks and little blue penguins. This is a great decision. I am probably one of the most frequent visitors to Watts Peninsula.
mfe.govt.nz/publications/ser/ser1997/html/chapter9.7.4.html – more
The tuatara, the Robust skink ( Cyclodina alani ) and McGregor's skink ( Cyclodina macgregori ) were among the first reptilian casualties. On Stephens Island a tiny population of about 170 frogs clings to a small, severely deforested, habitat of about 600 square metres (Brown, 1994).
gw.govt.nz/pest-animals-2 – more
Argentine ant Linepithema humile Australian subterranean termites Coptotermes acinacoformis Brown bullhead catfish Ameiurensis nebulosis Common or German wasp Vespula vulgaris, V.