What are kakapo ?
kakapo are a kind of parrot - but they're very different from other parrots. For starters, Kakapo don't fly.They're also nocturnal, which means they go about their business during the night.The Word Kakapo is Maori for " Night parrot ".Some kakapo can live for ninety years, which is a very long time for a bird.In Fact, scientists think this makes kakapo the longest living bird in the world.But Although they can have long lives, kakapo are seriously endangered.There are less than ninety left. A Kakapo like to eat many food.Their favourite foods include berries ( especially berries from rimu trees ), fruit, nuts ( especially almonds ), seeds, leaves, tussock, grass, fern roots, and moss.Most kakapo also eat a special muesli made by Doc staff. Kakapo muesli contains flour and tapioca along with goodies such as almonds, manuka honey, and spirulina.
Life Cycle of the Kākāpō