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Penguin chick numbers fall in Antarctica

 

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TVNZ reporter Will Hine and camera operator Brent Walters travelled to Antarctica as part of Antarctica New Zealand's media programme this summer.  .   
 

Scientists from the Crown Research Institute Landcare Research are studying the well being of the Adelie penguin colony at Cape Bird.  There are 80,000 adult birds at the colony, but Will Hine joined the team as they focussed on the health of their chicks. 

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