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Unread 06-08-2007, 03:23 AM
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NZ Tahr Hunting photos

Quite a fe of you said you liked NZLongranger's posts about NZ huunting, so though you might like this post.

And nope, I didn't go on this trip, but its got some good pictures and give you a good appreciation for the terrain.

Tahr hunt


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Unread 06-08-2007, 05:47 AM
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Re: NZ Tahr Hunting photos

I enjoyed the post and pics. Quite an effort.......

Question: What are 'keas' and what's to be hesitant about?

That was a strange looking bird. It looked like it didn't have much respect for the folks.......

Good post.
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Unread 06-12-2007, 03:51 AM
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Re: NZ Tahr Hunting photos

The Kea is a native parrot, and they are very inquisitive, and will peck and destroy pretty much anything. They love to peel the rubber seals off car windscreens, windscreen wipers, shred nylon tents etc.
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Unread 06-12-2007, 04:28 PM
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Re: NZ Tahr Hunting photos

man that´s some nice country- great pics.

let´s start saving for a visit to your coutry ¡¡¡
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Unread 06-12-2007, 04:35 PM
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Re: NZ Tahr Hunting photos

car windscreens

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I find the lingo interesting as used to describe different parts of a car around the world!

The pictures are beautiful.

Why is the water that color? Algae?

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Unread 06-13-2007, 05:10 AM
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Re: NZ Tahr Hunting photos

"Why is the water that color?"

It is minerals leached from the rocks. You see it a lot around glaciers.
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