3 Aug 2018

Native species in our backyard

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:20 pm on 3 August 2018

The only way to see many of our native animals is at a national park or a protected island.

But what if we could see kiwi or tuatara in our backyard? 

That's the vision of academics at the University of Otago, who argue these species could be reintroduced into prepared urban areas. 

One of the authors of the study published today is Associate Professor Yolanda van Heezik, from the University's Zoology department, she tells us how it would work. 

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Photo: AFP

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