The remains of large birds often become preserved in caves where they sheltered and eventually died. Shown from above, this rubble on a cave floor at Honeycomb Hill, near Karamea, contains bone fragments. Above the floor is the cave’s limestone roof.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Photograph by Trevor Worthy
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