Little Blue Penguins run the gauntlet to escape Great White Sharks – but they’re not the only species flirting with death on New Zealand’s famous Stewart Island.
Stewart Island, New Zealand’s third largest and southernmost island, is a place of dramatic beauty and unpredictability. Here, the Pot-bellied Seahorse father has extra responsibilities, the Octopus is both hunter and hunted, and 82 Great White Sharks need to eat, too.
Standing at just 30cm and weighting only 1 kg, the Little Blue Penguin is nonetheless a swift swimmer and a determined parent.
Our Big Blue Backyard: Stewart Island connects the lives of the world’s smallest penguin, largest seahorse, a unique beach-going Kiwi family, and a very lucky Shearwater. A resident octopus, however, has a different fate…