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Desc:The world's heaviest and only flightless parrot.
Category:Pets & Animals, Educational
Tags:BBC, parrot, New Zealand, kakapo
Submitted:Pillager
Date:12/23/14
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Hooker
Eh, it's a living.
infinite zest
^^^

I'm no bird expert but their wingspan looks like any normal parrot's, unlike other flightless birds, so if they just lost a bit of weight couldn't they fly? I'm imagining an alien race doing a documentary on humans, and noting that some people walk around the walmart while others use a scooter, but clearly can walk to get into the scooter.

chumbucket
I'm sure, in what's left of my lifetime, I'll live to see scooters available at the entrance for walmart shoppers instead of actual walk-behind carts.

duck&cover
Be careful, or it will have sex with the back of your head.
Bort
That's commenter/comment synchronicity all right.

Folks, do check out the related "kakapo" videos if you haven't already.

Old_Zircon
Why do parrots like doing that so much? Why heads?

Bort
As a guess: maybe they see a human head as a face on one side and tail feathers hanging down on the other side? So basically a big distorted bird.

Simillion
*cue whimsical music featuring clarinets*
That guy
....it's a flightless bird whose favorite food is up in the trees
COME ON
I'm calling shenanigans on reality.
Braze
These animals are rare for a very good reason. However we're going to hilariously great lengths to keep them alive, including moving the entire population to remote islands and wiping out all the predators on the islands that we can. Then when the rats couldn't be controlled, we installed laser-guided motion sensing cameras on each nest, that flash and bang to scare away rats that want to eat the eggs. Also a special diet was developed to speed up their breeding cycle because otherwise they only bred when a particular plant had fruit and etc etc.

For all this effort the number of parrots has increased from 80 to about 130 in the last 20 years, so progress!
Bort
Probably the single greatest thing any kakapo did to insure its species' survival was to fuck Stephen Fry's friend's head. Good going you little pervert, you may have given your people a chance.

fluffy
So they're like pandas, except they actually like having sex. Just not with each other.

Mister Yuck
Needs a "Last Chance to See" tag. If y'all don't know, "Last Chance to See" is a Douglas Adams book where the lucky bastard toured the world visiting some of the most endangered animals around. The kakapo is a highlight. Great book all around, though.
pyslexic dharmacist
Other than being nocturnal, is there any reason these aren't bred as pets? The cuteness of an owl minus the talons!
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