Monthly Archives: October 2011

Details of Jaguar Head and Tail…

I thought it would be sweet to share some of the little details of biodiversity within the jaguar’s home range (from the Amazon to Arizona) that were lovingly sewn on to the head and tail panels months ago by so … Continue reading

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Velvet Deals With the Oil Spill

D.O.C. – Te Papa Atawhai Ranger Trudi Ngawhare was sad to send a a message recently that due to the situation with the Rena in Tauranga the Whakatane area’s hosting of Velvet from Nov. 28-Dec 9 will need to be … Continue reading

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Our Jag Joined National Geographic and NPS at the 2011 BioBlitz!

It was a wild two days in Saguaro National Park West.  This past Friday and Saturday “Sewing Spots Together” represented the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum’s Art Institute at this year’s BioBlitz, where citizen scientists joined professional biologists to take a speedy … Continue reading

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Velvet Returns to the Wairarapa and Mt. Bruce!

Velvet, the tapestry tuna, is on display in all her present glory at Pukaha Mt Bruce over the school holidays.   It takes a lot of work hanging an eel this size……. Just ask wee Bella Ludden-Ogg who had to hold … Continue reading

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Velvet Competes with Rugby World Cup!

At well over 40 meters and growing (so much that the postal service is afraid of us!) Velvet recently appeared at the Sir Edmund Hilary Library in Papakura.  A big “Cheers” goes out to the staff there who took the … Continue reading

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