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Inky the octopus made a daring escape

Inky the octopus made a daring escape

| April 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

It was an audacious nighttime escape. After busting through an enclosure, the nimble contortionist appears to have quietly crossed the floor, slithered through a narrow drain hole about 6 inches in diameter and jumped into the sea. Then he disappeared. Advertisement This was no Houdini, but rather a common New Zealand octopus called Inky, about [...]

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Inky the octopus makes great escape from New Zealand aquarium

Inky the octopus makes great escape from New Zealand aquarium

| April 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Inky the octopus makes great escape from New Zealand aquarium Raw Story An octopus the size of a rugby ball made an audacious escape through a narrow pipe at New Zealand's National Aquarium , reports said, with the “great escape artist” returning to the ocean. “Inky” the male octopus, given to the Napier aquarium two [...]

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An octopus in New Zealand has completed a brave Finding Nemo-esque escape from an aquarium

An octopus in New Zealand has completed a brave Finding Nemo-esque escape from an aquarium

| April 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Inky the octopus, described as a “curious boy”, seems to have found freedom after escaping from his tank at the National Aquarium of New Zealand. Staff at the aquarium believe Inky saw his opportunity and seized it with open tentacles after his tank’s lid was left slightly ajar. One theory is that Inky, a common [...]

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Escapee octopus Inky squeezes through drain, breaks out of aquarium

Escapee octopus Inky squeezes through drain, breaks out of aquarium

| April 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Earth Touch Escapee octopus 'Inky' squeezes through drain, breaks out of aquarium Earth Touch An octopus nicknamed “Inky” is grabbing headlines after pulling off a daring escape from the National Aquarium of New Zealand in Napier. Inky, a male common octopus (Octopus vulgaris), fled his tank three months ago, but news of his disappearance is [...]

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9 things to know today: March 16

9 things to know today: March 16

| March 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

HollandSentinel.com 9 things to know today: March 16 HollandSentinel.com FRANZ JOSEF GLACIER , New Zealand — New Zealand is renowned for its wondrous scenery, and among the country's top tourist attractions are two glaciers that are both stunning and unusual because they snake down from the mountains to a temperate rain … and more » …

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Rising Sea Levels Threaten 13.1 Million US Coastal Residents

Rising Sea Levels Threaten 13.1 Million US Coastal Residents

| March 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sci-Tech Today Rising Sea Levels Threaten 13.1 Million US Coastal Residents Sci-Tech Today New Zealand is renowned for its wondrous scenery, and among the country's top tourist attractions are two glaciers that are both stunning and unusual because they snake down from the mountains to a temperate rain forest, making them easy for people to [...]

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Glaciers melting at fastest rate in New Zealand

Glaciers melting at fastest rate in New Zealand

| March 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Press TV Glaciers melting at fastest rate in New Zealand Press TV The Fox and Franz Josef glaciers have been melting rapidly. it's become too dangerous for tourists to hike onto them from the valley floor. Figures show these two glaciers have each melted by 3 kilometers in length since the 1800s. That's made them [...]

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Top Asian News 9:30 am GMT

Top Asian News 9:30 am GMT

| March 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Top Asian News 9:30 am GMT Yahoo News FRANZ JOSEF GLACIER , New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand is renowned for its wondrous scenery, and among the country's top tourist attractions are two glaciers that are both stunning and unusual because they snake down from the mountains to a temperate … and more » …

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7 Most Beautiful Landmarks In New Zealand

7 Most Beautiful Landmarks In New Zealand

| March 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

CBS Local 7 Most Beautiful Landmarks In New Zealand CBS Local The Franz Josef Glacier extends from the Southern Alps on the West Coast of New Zealand's South Island to the Westland Tai Poutini National Park. … During the hike you will see huge valleys that were created by glaciers more than two million years [...]

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Free but $266 million in debt: The deal that gave the FBI an inside man who …

Free but $266 million in debt: The deal that gave the FBI an inside man who …

| December 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Free but $266 million in debt: The deal that gave the FBI an inside man who … New Zealand Herald Nomm's testimony was detailed in US court documents, called a “statement of facts” which Nomm signed as a “knowing and voluntary confession”. It focused on the actions of Dotcom and his three New Zealand co-accused [...]

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