Story: Kermadec Islands

Goats and a dog on Raoul Island, 1908

Goats and a dog on Raoul Island, 1908

Goats were released on both Raoul and Macauley islands in the 19th century, and soon became abundant. These animals were photographed in 1908 on the rocky coast of Raoul Island.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Walter Reginald Brook Oliver Album (PA1-q-135)
Reference: PA1-q-135-31-1
Photograph by W. R. B. Oliver

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Simon Nathan, 'Kermadec Islands - Plants and animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 August 2022)

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