Story: Collections of plants and animals

Identifying plants and animals

Identifying plants and animals

There is a wide variety of books for identifying New Zealand’s plants and animals. Scientific monographs, from organisations such as Landcare Research and the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA), provide the information for identification guides.

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Simon Nathan, 'Collections of plants and animals - Identifying plants and animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/12131/identifying-plants-and-animals (accessed 20 October 2019)

Story by Simon Nathan, published 24 Sep 2007