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23 APRIL 2020

New Zealand penguin to be studied by millions in global citizen science project

Tens of thousands of time-lapse images recording the comings and goings at penguin nests from Jackson Head, Milford Sound/Piopiotahi and Codfish Island/Whenua Hou will be added to the successful Penguin Watch citizen science project. Hosted by the Zooniverse platform a collaboration between Oxford University, New Zealand Penguin Initiative and University of Otago will investigate nesting behaviour and breeding success of one of the least known penguin species.

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