As I already wrote at the beginning of this course, New Zealand and the Kiwis seem very strange if you look at them: A bunch of englishmen dropped onto an idyllic island.
As I said, I want to talk about the fauna of New Zealand today.
Due to New Zealands isolation there are two particular characteristics to it’s fauna: First, it is unique and many species only live there, and second- there are nearly no native mammal species on New Zealand…
Last morning three tourists were rescued by helicopter from Fiordland National Park. They were not prepared for an overnight stay in the area when the weather got bad and had to be flown out in the morning.