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New Zealand's Kakapo Brought Back from the Brink

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June 21, 2012
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Flightless and slow-moving, New Zealand's kakapo parrot is on the verge of extinction. But a mammoth conservation effort stretching back decades is offering hope for one of the world's rarest birds, lifting its numbers from about 50 in 1990 to 126 this year.


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