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kakapo


kakapo


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kakapo  \Ka`ka*po"\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  singular  nocturnal  parrot  ({Strigops  habroptilus}),  native 
  of  New  Zealand.  It  lives  in  holes  during  the  day  but  is 
  active  at  night.  It  resembles  an  owl  in  its  colors  and 
  general  appearance.  It  has  large  wings,  but  can  fly  only  a 
  short  distance.  Called  also  {owl  parrot},  {night  parrot},  and 
  {night  kaka}.