A Kermadec petrel is shown with its fluffy chick. These surface-breeding birds used to live in large colonies on Raoul Island, but cats and rats almost wiped them out. With the predators gone, it is anticipated that the petrel colonies will again expand.
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Photograph by Karen Baird
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