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The total known population is only 126 living individuals, as reported by the Kakapo Recovery programme, most of which have been given names.Because of Polynesian and European colonisation and the introduction of predators such as cats, rats, ferrets, and stoats, the kakapo was almost wiped out. Conservation efforts began in the 1890s, but they were not very successful until the implementation of the Kakapo Recovery plan in the 1980s.

Kakapo (Strigops habroptilus), a New Zealand flightless parrot. Weighs up to 8 pounds! Critically endangered: only 127 individuals said to exist.

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The Kakapo, the largest parrot. The male digs a hole to BOOM boom in. The booming is so low pitched that it's difficult for the females to locate their potential fellas.

The kakapo parrot is back from the brink of extinction, and it wants to have sex with your head. Grist

Loud, grumpy parrot is back from the brink of extinction, and it wants to have sex with your head

Best kakapo headline ever: "Loud, grumpy parrot is back from the brink of extinction, and it wants to have sex with your head.

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Kinda Freaky Looking - The Night Parrot! A mammoth conservation effort stretching back decades is offering hope for one of the world's rarest birds the kakapo

The Kakapo, Strigops habroptilus, also called owl parrot, is a species of large, flightless, nocturnal, ground dwelling parrot of the super-family Strigopoidea endemic to New Zealand.

The Kakapo, Strigops habroptilus, also called owl parrot, is a species of large…

Taken 17 years before Sirocco the famous kakapo even hatched, it shows kakapo Mandy with Gary Aburn (aka Arab). Mandy was the first female kakapo ever to be seen (by a human) in the 20th century.

It's called a Kakapo, or "owl parrot." It looks like a giant parakeet

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The extremely endangered Kakapo is the only flightless, nocturnal parrot in the world. Its Latin name means 'owl-face soft-feather'.

The endangered kakapo of New Zealand. Among the oldest species of birds, flightless, world's heaviest parrot, and has a subsonic mating boom that can travel several km.

The endangered kakapo of New Zealand. Among the oldest species of birds, flightless, worlds heaviest parrot, and has a subsonic mating boom that can travel several km.

The Kakapo Parrot of New Zealand, Strigops habroptilus also called owl parrots are large, flightless, nocturnal, ground dwelling parrots that live in New Zealand. It is the world's only flightless parrot, the heaviest parrot, nocturnal, herbivorous, visibly sexually dimorphic in body size, has a low basal metabolic rate, no male parental care, and is the only parrot to have a polygynous lek breeding system. It is also possibly one of the world's longest-living birds

The Kakapo Parrot of New Zealand, Strigops habroptilus also called owl parrots…

Kakapo  "This is not only the rarest, but the strangest parrot in the world. Imagine a rather portly nocturnal bird that never flies, preferring to hike through hilly forest for miles every night. It weighs in as the heaviest parrot in the world at 8 pounds. Imagine this and you have the very real (but virtually extinct) kakapo. A resident of New Zealand, which is home to a number of rare birds, there are only 62 kakapos remaining on earth."

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Kakapo "This is not only the rarest, but the strangest parrot in the world. Imagine a rather portly nocturnal bird that never flies, preferring to hike through hilly forest for miles every night. It weighs in as the heaviest parrot in the world at 8 pounds. Imagine this and you have the very real (but virtually extinct) kakapo. A resident of New Zealand, which is home to a number of rare birds, there are only 62 kakapos remaining on earth."

Eco Soundings: Fry helps the flightless Kakapo bird | Environment ...

Eco Soundings: Fry helps the flightless Kakapo bird

Is there nothing Stephen Fry can't do? Thanks to his intervention, the endangered kakapo bird is suddenly looking a little safer

Rare Kakapo Parrot meets BBC Two filming crew & falls in love.... "Look! He's so0ooOoooo happy!!!" Horndog bird.

Rare Kakapo Parrot meets BBC Two filming crew & falls in love. He's happy!

The kakapo is the world's only nocturnal and flightless parrot As the world's largest parrot, the kakapo is also the world's heaviest! The male kakapo produces a strange 'boom' call to attract potential mates, which can be heard up to 5 kilometres away! The kakapo does not reach sexual maturity until 9 to 10 years of age, and it only breeds every 2 to 5 years

Female kakapo - View amazing Kakapo photos - Strigops habroptila - on Arkive

Nature : Le Kakapo, cet animal extraordinaire...

23 Things You Didn’t Know About The Flightless Parrot Facing Extinction Meet the Kakapo, a strange, adorable, very frisky bird New Zealanders are desperate to save from extinction.

The first kakapo chick in three years has beaten the odds to increase the critically endangered population of parrots. The egg holding the chick was found badly crushed with staff at the Kakapo Recovery Programme fearing the worst. However, some kiwi ingenuity, a bit of tape and glue helped ensure a little miracle on Codfish Island.

Kakapo hatches despite crushed egg

Tape and glue helped the first kakapo chick to hatch since after its egg was badly crushed.

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