Taxidermised penguin; 2108.89

Name/Title

Taxidermised penguin

About this object

Hoiho (Yellow Eyed Penguin) found twenty kilometers up the Clutha River during the 200,000 cusec flood of 1878 that destroyed the Balclutha bridge and Port Molynuex at the mouth of the Clutha River.

Subject and Association Description

Penguin found drowned in the Clutha River during the 1878 flood.

Credit Line

Donated by Nancy Scott

Object Type

Bird

Object number

2108.89

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Tags
Clutha River
flood
Penguin

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