Some takahē have been moved to islands that are free of mammalian predators, to give the birds a chance to breed in safety. On some islands they eat non-native grasses – although there is concern that this diet may reduce their fertility.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Photograph by Penny Carnaby
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