Big, Bad Bird

“A San Francisco Zoo employee was injured yesterday when a 5-foot tall bird native to New Zealand tore into his leg with its powerful claws … The animals are found in the rain forests of New Zealand and Australia, where they have been responsible for at least six attacks on humans since 1990 …”


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NIWA Scientists Say Tonga Eruption Record Size

NIWA Scientists Say Tonga Eruption Record Size

A team of oceanographers, scientists and marine geologists headed by the New Zealand National Institute for Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) investigating an underwater volcano that erupted on 15 January 2022…