Asked in Dodos
Why did the huia bird become extinct?
The Huia Bird became extinct because the male and femle could not e without each other, so when the Maori started killing them for the feathers, the partner of the one that got killed soon died because it could not eat. And the Huia Birds did not go and find a new partner once theirs had died so when the partner died the other one was pretty much stuffed. I hop I helped with your question. -Brooke. ...
Asked in Actors & Actresses
What actors and actresses appeared in The Huia - 2011?
The cast of The Huia - 2011 includes: Taimi Allan as Lady Fairbanks Keporah Ashby as Maggie Kepora Ashby as Maggie Meg Bishop as Lady Featherston Carey Fern as Lady Cartwright Natano Keni as Maori Guide 1 Charlotte Sarah Blythe as Lady Huia-Feathers Chance Taylor as Maori Guide 2 ...
What is a description of the now extinct huia?
The Huia (Māori: [ˈhʉia]; Heteralocha acutirostris) was the largest species of New Zealand wattlebird, endemic to the North Island of New Zealand. Its extinction in the early 20th century had two primary causes. The first was rampant overhunting to procure Huia skins formounted specimens, which were in worldwide demand by museums and wealthy private collectors. Huia were also hunted to obtain their long, striking tail feathers for locally fashionable hat decorations. The second major cause of extinction was the widespread deforestation of the lowlands of...