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The 100 most distinct and rare birds

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Super cool ground Parrot off the coast of New Zealand! Smells like honey, woofs like a dog, and "chings" like a cash register. Weighs about 8 pounds. Facinating!

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"Kuia, the most precious female kakapo of all, carries the precious Fiordland genes of her father Richard Henry" via Kakapo Advocacy

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World's rarest bird pictures: A dance in search of a partner

# Kakapo, large, flightless, nocturnal, ground dwelling parrot of New Zealand. Critically endangered, estimated 130 left. Has a highly developed sense of smell.

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My FAVORITEST Parrot - the Kakapo Parrot (or Owl Parrot) of New Zealand!! It is the heaviest parrot in the world. Two other features make it extraordinary; it is also the ONLY flightless parrot and the ONLY nocturnal parrot known to man. The Kakapo Parrots, are critcally endangered. As of November 16, 2009, there are 124 Kakapo Parrots in the wild.

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This chubby little bird from New Zealand is called the Kakapo-the world's only flightless parrot.

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New Zealand Adventure Tours

Kakapo: rare bird of NZ: only 62 left in existence. The name comes from the Maori language, meaning “night parrot”

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Kakapo Parrot. One of the rarest birds of all is New Zealand's kakapo. Only 124 animals remain in the wild—the species has been largely wiped out by introduced predatory mammals such as feral cats. PLEASE KEEP THEM SAFE xxxx

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Feathers of the flightless kakapo are being flown around the world as part of a Massey biologist’s quest to understand the role of the critically endangered native parrot’s sense of smell and the power of male feather fragrance on breeding behaviour.

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