3 May 2021

Toy plastic pony found in albatross nest

From Midday Report, 12:46 pm on 3 May 2021

A nine centimetre plastic toy pony has been found in an albatross nest, leaving rangers concerned an adult albatross tried to feed it to its chick. The plastic toy was found on Tuesday morning in one of the nests at the Royal Albatross Breeding Colony on the Otago Peninsula. The operations manager for the Royal Albatross Centre Chris McCormack speaks to Emma Hatton.