Animals and Plants of New Zealand Julia H., Noemi C., Angela V., Aidan S.  Yellow Batman -- 01.19.10
Manuka/kahikatoa and Kanuka (Leptospermum Scoparium and Kunzea Ericoides) <ul><ul><li>Partly endangered </li></ul></ul><ul...
Blue Bird of Paradise (Paradisaea rudolphi ) <ul><ul><li>Endangered </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Located in New Guinea, New ...
Little Blue Penguin <ul><li>Scientific Name-Eudaytula Minor </li></ul><ul><li>Not Endangered  </li></ul><ul><li>Native Loc...
Nikau Palm  <ul><li>Scientific Name-Phopalastylis Sapida </li></ul><ul><li>Critically Endangered </li></ul><ul><li>Native ...
Bracken fern (pteridium pteridophyta)   <ul><ul><li>Live in moist wet soil </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have tightly coiled ...
Duck-billed platypus (ornithorynchus anatinus) <ul><ul><li>Oval body, long round bill, short webbed feet </li></ul></ul><u...
Cabbage tree (Cordyline Australis)   <ul><ul><li>Thrives in summer temperatures.  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Its trunk is ...
The black swan  (Cygnus atrus)   <ul><ul><li>Found in lakes and ponds.  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Four feet tall. </li></...
                     Work Sited   <ul><li>www.google.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.doc.govt.nz/conservation/nativeplants </li>...
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    1. 1. Animals and Plants of New Zealand Julia H., Noemi C., Angela V., Aidan S. Yellow Batman -- 01.19.10
    2. 2. Manuka/kahikatoa and Kanuka (Leptospermum Scoparium and Kunzea Ericoides) <ul><ul><li>Partly endangered </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Temperature range: Subtropical/tropical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Found in New Zealand and surrounding islands </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Almost any soil </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not eaten by sheep , cattle, goats, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The flowers on the tree are a good source of pollen and nectar . </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Blue Bird of Paradise (Paradisaea rudolphi ) <ul><ul><li>Endangered </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Located in New Guinea, New Zealand and the surrounding islands. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Found in rainforests </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eats seeds, fruit, insects, and frogs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Often hangs straight down from a tree branch </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mostly blue and black but with a few other colors. </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Little Blue Penguin <ul><li>Scientific Name-Eudaytula Minor </li></ul><ul><li>Not Endangered </li></ul><ul><li>Native Location- Around Southern Australia, New Zealand </li></ul><ul><li>Height- 15 inches </li></ul><ul><li>Weight- 3 pounds </li></ul><ul><li>Color- Black, Yellow, Blue </li></ul><ul><li>Habitat- Breed underground in borrows or Natural holes </li></ul><ul><li>Never venture too far into the frigid sea </li></ul><ul><li>Average life time – 7 Years </li></ul><ul><li>Food- Hunts for fish in shallow water </li></ul><ul><li>Protection-They Huddle together in large Groups </li></ul>
    5. 5. Nikau Palm <ul><li>Scientific Name-Phopalastylis Sapida </li></ul><ul><li>Critically Endangered </li></ul><ul><li>Native Location- New Zealand, North Island And South Island </li></ul><ul><li>Temperature Range- Coastal </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Features- 10-15 Meter Tall </li></ul><ul><li>Frond Leaves Are up to 3 meter in length </li></ul><ul><li>As a Bush Around the Circular Trunk </li></ul><ul><li>Takes 40-50 Years to begin to form a trunk </li></ul><ul><li>20 Years to Reach 10-15 Meters Tall </li></ul><ul><li>Use to Thatch Houses </li></ul>
    6. 6. Bracken fern (pteridium pteridophyta) <ul><ul><li>Live in moist wet soil </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have tightly coiled leaves called fonds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Used to brew beer, season rice, used to get rid of parasitic worms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If small animals such as mice, rats, horses, and cattle eat it they will get cancer </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Duck-billed platypus (ornithorynchus anatinus) <ul><ul><li>Oval body, long round bill, short webbed feet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Live in eastern Australia and Tasmania </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not endangered </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Habitat near lake streams and river </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Has poisonous claws </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Usually lays 2 eggs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eat worms, crustaceans, fish and small aquatic animals </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Cabbage tree (Cordyline Australis) <ul><ul><li>Thrives in summer temperatures. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Its trunk is flammable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Its roots are a good source of sugar. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Used to mark trails, graves and boundaries. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grows light blue or white flowers and has leaves that are about one meter long. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can live in terrain that ranges from hot swampy wet lands to dry hill sides. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Its trunk can be used for chimneys. </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. The black swan (Cygnus atrus) <ul><ul><li>Found in lakes and ponds. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Four feet tall. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nine to eleven pounds. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It travels during the night. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hunted in the 1800’s. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lays four to eight eggs. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Its ducklings are gray in their first year of life and then later turn black. </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10.                      Work Sited <ul><li>www.google.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.doc.govt.nz/conservation/nativeplants </li></ul><ul><li>http://go.grolier.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.wikipedia.com </li></ul>

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