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Kakapo

Kakapo

(Science: zoology) a singular nocturnal parrot (Strigops habroptilus), native of new zealand. It lives in holes during the day, but is active at night. It resembles an owl in its colours and general appearance. It has large wings, but can fly only a short distance.

Synonym: owl parrot, night parrot, and night kaka.


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Re: Human Inferiority

... very edge of extinction. http://www.doc.govt.nz/conservation/native-animals/birds/land-birds/black-robin/ We are currently doing the same for the kakapo. http://www.doc.govt.nz/conservation/native-animals/birds/land-birds/kakapo/ We now have many wild life reservations in which rare and endangered ...

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by skeptic
Sun Apr 03, 2011 2:47 am
 
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What your favorite endangered species.

5FeJuggernaut - oh yeah, the Kakapo are amazing, when I was little my mother gave me a picture book called kakapo, and I have always had a soft spot for that bird ever since :D

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by muso05
Fri Aug 29, 2008 6:54 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
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Re: What your favorite endangered species.

The Kakapo, Giant Flightless Ground Parrot, Strigops habroptilus. Only 91 are still alive. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kakapo

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by 5FeJuggernaut
Sat Jul 26, 2008 7:02 pm
 
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