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Kakapo Rescue

Saving the World's Strangest Parrot
Montgomery, Sy (Book - 2010 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Kakapo Rescue


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On remote Codfish Island off the southern coast of New Zealand live the last 91 kakapo parrots on earth. Originally this bird numbered in the millions before humans brought predators to the islands. Now on the isolated island refuge, a team of scientists is trying to restore the kakapo population.
Authors: Montgomery, Sy
Title: Kakapo rescue
saving the world's strangest parrot
Publisher: Boston :, Houghton Mifflin Books for Children,, c2010.
Characteristics: 73 p. :,col. ill., col. maps ;,24 x 29 cm.
Summary: On remote Codfish Island off the southern coast of New Zealand live the last 91 kakapo parrots on earth. Originally this bird numbered in the millions before humans brought predators to the islands. Now on the isolated island refuge, a team of scientists is trying to restore the kakapo population.
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BAKER & TAYLOR JUVENILE
Additional Contributors: Bishop, Nic - 1955-
ISBN: 0618494170
9780618494170
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Report This Jun 26, 2012
  • _hollister_ rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

the kakapo pictures are so cute!!! :D and now I want one for a pet :(

Report This Aug 23, 2010
  • miranda57 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Who knew such a bird existed? Another New Zealand oddity. Fascinating!

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Report This Aug 23, 2010
  • miranda57 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Kakapo

BBC footage of a Kakapo trying to "shag" the videographer!

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