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From the Vault – Nature: Kakapo - Night Parrot

  • Sunday 1 Jul

G New Zealand is home to some very unusual parrots - the mountain parrot (kea) and the world's most heaviest parrot, the kakapo. As well as being one of the weightiest birds in Aotearoa, it's also flightless and nocturnal and it was once very close to extinction. Thanks to special night vision equipment, this documentary captured some incredible footage on Stewart Island and allowed us to meet the grumbling chick, Snug - the first kakapo chick to be found in a century.

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Nature: Kakapo - Night Parrot
  • Sunday 1 Jul
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