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

By: Montgomery, Sy [author.].
Contributor(s): Bishop, Nic, 1955- [author,, photographer.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Scientists in the field: Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2010Description: 74 p. : ill., maps ; 24 x 29 cm.ISBN: 9780618494170.Subject(s): Kakapo -- Children's nonfiction | Kakapo -- Conservation -- Children's nonfictionDDC classification: 639.9/7871 Summary: On remote Codfish Island off the southern coast of New Zealand live the last 91 kakapo parrots on Earth. Two Sibert Honor winners chronicle a sensitive and scientific exploration about the endangered kakapo parrot.
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Children's Non Fiction 639.9 MONT (Browse shelf) 1 Checked out 05/10/2019 I2097170
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

<p>On remote Codfish Island off the southern coast of New Zealand live the last ninety-one kakapo parrots on earth. These trusting, flightless, and beautiful birds--the largest and most unusual parrots on earth--have suffered devastating population loss.</p> <p>Now, on an island refuge with the last of the species, New Zealand's National Kakapo Recovery Team is working to restore the kakapo population. With the help of fourteen humans who share a single hut and a passion for saving these odd ground-dwelling birds, the kakapo are making a comeback in New Zealand.</p> <p>Follow intrepid animal lovers Sy Montgomery and Nic Bishop on a ten-day excursion to witness the exciting events in the life of the kakapo.</p>

Includes bibliographical references and index.

On remote Codfish Island off the southern coast of New Zealand live the last 91 kakapo parrots on Earth. Two Sibert Honor winners chronicle a sensitive and scientific exploration about the endangered kakapo parrot.

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