Sunday, January 8, 2012

Kakapo Parrot Pictures, Kakapo Parrot Facts

Kakapo Parrot Facts & Pictures

> Kakapo Parrot scientifically known as Strigops habroptila

> Kakapo Parrot is also called owl parrot. As of now it is world’s only known flightless parrot (having short wings for its size and lacking the pronounced keel bone (sternum) that anchors the flight muscles of other birds)

> Kakapo are vegetarians! They have a strict rule not to eat any meat. They would rather chew on almonds and the females in particular like the taste of kumara.

> Kakapos have a weird habit when enemies approach, they stand completely still, like a statue, hoping to blend in with their surroundings.

> The male Kakapo measures up to 60 centimetres (24 in) and weighs between 2 and 4 kilograms (4.5–9 lb) at maturity.

Kakapo Parrot
Kakapo Parrot Pictures
Kakapo Parrot 2

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