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The marmot of New Zealand : The KEA!
The marmot of New Zealand : The KEA! Seriously, don't hang your smelly climbing cloths out to dry at an alpine hut and just walk away. These little bugga's love to eat pretty much anything, especially if you sweated on it, or it has yummy chewy rubber or nylon! Kkeeeaaaa!!!! This shot if from the French Ridge Hut looking in the direction of Rob Roy.


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rdmcWith that beak...


Voted 10/10

.... I bet they could eat about anything.

I used to have an Amazon Parot, these look very much like one of them. How big is he?

Nice shot!
Posted Jun 19, 2009 9:52 am

rggRe: With that beak...


Voted 10/10

Keas are a member of the parrot family (and just as big), so the likeness is no surprise.
And I like this shot too!
Posted Apr 2, 2011 5:54 pm

lcarreauThat bugger is some


Voted 10/10

amazing bird with a beak! Thanks for sharing.

Laddie? "How can you have any pudding if you
don't (first) eat your meat ???"
Posted Jun 20, 2009 12:33 am

tleafGreat Kea!


Voted 10/10

Those birds are vicious! They attack cars, boots, tents, cloths and are not afraid to try the food in your hand! Great photo! Love New Zealand too!
Posted Jun 20, 2009 5:13 pm

ktnbsexcellent shot


Hasn't voted

of the feathered little bugger.
Posted Feb 15, 2011 11:17 pm

slowbutsteadyreally sharp


Voted 10/10

Very well executed image of Kea in natural surroundings. Easily a "ten"
Posted Sep 25, 2011 9:09 pm

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