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Kakapo Rescue

Saving the World's Strangest Parrot
Montgomery, Sy (Book - 2010)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
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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.
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
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
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Additional Contributors: Bishop, Nic 1955-
ISBN: 0618494170
9780618494170
Statement of Responsibility: text by Sy Montgomery ; photographs by Nic Bishop
Bibliography: Includes biblioographical references (p. 73) and index.
Subject Headings: Kakapo Conservation Juvenile literature. Kakapo Juvenile literature.
Topical Term: Kakapo
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LCCN: 2009045250
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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 :(

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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