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Masking tape saves endangered Kiwi chick

In true MacGyver fashion, an employee at the Rainbow Springs Nature Park in New Zealand repaired a damaged kiwi bird egg with masking tape thus protecting the chick from dehydration. The newly hatched bird was appropriately named Fissure.


Photo of Fissure from Rainbow Springs Nature Park.

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