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NZ scientists research killer whale diet

 

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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. 
 

New Zealand scientists are firing darts at killer whales in Antarctica in a bid to learn more about their diet.  The experts from the University of Canterbury suspect they eat toothfish but until now have been unable to prove just how much they rely on it.

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