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Kakapo rescue : saving the world's strangest parrot / text by Sy Montgomery ; photographs by Nic Bishop.

By: Montgomery, Sy.
Contributor(s): Bishop, Nic, 1955- [ill.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Scientists in the field: Publisher: Boston [Mass.] : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2010Description: 74 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 24 x 29 cm.ISBN: 9780618494170 :; 0618494170 :.Other title: Saving the world's strangest parrot.Subject(s): Kakapo -- Juvenile literature | Kakapo -- Conservation -- Juvenile literature | Kakapo | ParrotsDDC classification: 639.9/7871 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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Includes bibliographical references (p. 73) and index.

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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