Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Have you ever seen a kakapo?

Once common throughout the three main islands of New Zealand, there are now approximately 62 kakapo left. The kakapo is one of the rarest parrots in the world. It’s flightless, it’s the world’s heaviest parrot, it's possibly the oldest living bird and it has a subsonic mating boom that can travel several kilometers. It looks like an owl, hops like a sparrow, growls like a dog and has a very unique smell. Read more Photo Credit

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