Skinks and geckos enjoy a meal of regurgitated fish, left for this gannet chick on the Poor Knights Islands by its parents. Offshore islands often have a high density of lizards, because they lack introduced mammalian predators. Many of New Zealand’s lizard species have become extinct on the mainland and live only on island refuges.
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Department of Conservation
Photograph by Rod Morris
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