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Heading North: Cheeky Keas

February 25th 2010
Keas are mountain parrots, found only in New Zealand (in fact, they're the only parrot in the world which lives in an alpine environment). Here's why they're fun: they're very, very smart. And very cheeky (translation: bold, irreverent). We first came across keas during our Milford Sound trek, three years ago. On the last morning of the hike, we woke up to find a kea trying to get into ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » National Parks » Arthurs Pass National Park

New Zealand Flag The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.D. 800. In 1840, their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain, the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. In that same year... ... read more
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