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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.

Fissure

Photo of Fissure from Rainbow Springs Nature Park.

Categories: Comparative Physiology

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