Friday, 2 October 2009

WWF Kakapo of New Zealand

New Zealand Post has collaborated with WWF organization issued the stamp series features Kakapo.
Kakapo means Night Parrot. This bird can be found only in New Zealand.

Kakapo has specific character in the following:
> up to 60 cm in length.
> up to 3.5 kg n weight. It's the heaviest parrot in the world.
> can camouflage from mossy green to yellow plumage for protecting them from predator.
> a nocturnal creature, solitary by land.
> live mainly on the ground.
Only 86 birds have known, therefore this species should be protected .

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