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The endangered Hector's dolphins can stretch their fins in a marine protected area off New Zealand's South Island because they have plenty of blowhole-breathing room.- They are the smallest dolphin, and one of the rarest. They only ply the waters of New Zealand's South Island, and their population is estimated to be less than 8000.

from Live Science

Photos of Flightless Birds: All 18 Penguin Species

These New Zealand Yellow-eyed penguins are endangered, primarily due to habitat encroachment from agriculture. Here, a yellow eyed penguin looks aside on the beach at Curio Bay, New Zealand South Island.