Tagged: natural history

How the huia was lost 1

How the huia was lost

“No New Zealander who loves his country can read, without indignation, the chronicle of the collectors’ raiding of the forests. Even such a bird-lover as Sir Walter Buller had his heart hardened when the...

Glossopteris, Gondwanaland, Scott and Stopes

Glossopteris, Gondwanaland, Scott and Stopes

When I first started out as a graduate, I remember being introduced to a certain managing director who was notoriously forgetful. He covered for this by attempting to remember just one thing about everybody...