Kakapo by shanskala on DeviantArt
Kakapo - the largest (well, heaviest) parrot in the world! They are also extremely endangered with 126 left in the world. This year they are nesting for... Kakapo
Le kakapo, plus gros perroquet du monde, semble profiter du réchauffement climatique
Les femelles kakapos ont produit un nombre record d'oeufs. La quantité importante de baies de rimu dont se nourrissent ces oiselles pourrait être responsable.
In a world first, the entire genome of every individual of the kākāpō species will be sequenced, giving researchers the ‘code’ to all living birds (and a few long-dead ones, too). This is vital information in the quest to solve the kākāpō’s biggest problems, granting the world’s weirdest parrot its best chance at long-term survival.
The kākāpō is a nocturnal, flightless parrot. And its strangeness doesn't end there. It's critically endangered and one of New Zealand’s unique treasures.
Sirocco the Kakapo
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New Zealand: Earth’s Mythical Islands - in pictures
A new three-part part series from the BBC’s Natural History Unit, narrated by actor Sam Neill, showcases the island chain’s rich, intriguing wildlife that has resulted from 80 million years of isolation
Cannikin Underground Nuclear Weapons Test and 18 More Interesting Images
Cannikin was an underground nuclear weapons test performed on November 6, 1971, on Amchitka island, Alaska, by the United States Atomic Energy Commission. The experiment, part of the Operation Grommet nuclear test series, tested the warhead design for the LIM-49 Spartan anti-ballistic missile. With