Story: European discovery of plants and animals

Dolphin research

Watch a scientist shoot a Māui's dolphin in order to take a DNA sample. These dolphins are at Manukau Heads, on the west coast of the North Island.

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John Andrews, 'European discovery of plants and animals - New directions: 1890s–today', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 June 2024)

Story by John Andrews, published 24 Sep 2007