16 Oct '11, 3am

Pictures: New Zealand counts 'devastating' wildlife cost from oil spill

Pictures: New Zealand counts 'devastating' wildlife cost from oil spill

In a wildlife rescue centre on New Zealand's Bay of Plenty, volunteers grimly bag the oil-soaked bodies of dead birds, victims of the country's biggest sea pollution disaster. -- PHOTO: AFP TAURANGA, New Zealand (AFP) - In a wildlife rescue centre on New Zealand's Bay of Plenty, volunteers grimly bag the oil-soaked bodies of dead birds, victims of the country's biggest sea pollution disaster. Huge green bins are lined up in one corner of the centre at Tauranga to receive growing numbers of avian carcasses in the wake of an oil spill from the container ship Rena, which ploughed into an offshore reef on Oct 5. 'It's not something you can ever prepare yourself for,' vet Pauline Conayne told reporters, as volunteers clad in protective boiler suits carried out post-mortems on oil-covered birds in a screened-off area nearby. 'When you see photos it touches your heart, but when y...

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