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Montgomery, Sy
Kakapo rescue : saving the world's strangest parrot / text by Sy Montgomery ; photographs by Nic Bishop
Alternate Title Saving the world's strangest parrot
Boston [Mass.] : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Juvenile/1st Flr  jQR.Mont4K2 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Kakapo -- Juvenile literature
Kakapo -- Conservation -- Juvenile literature
Parrots -- New Zealand -- Juvenile literature
Rare birds -- New Zealand -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description 74 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 24 x 29 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 73) and index
Summary On remote Codfish Island off the southern coast of New Zealand live the last 91 kakapo parrots on earth. Originally this bird numbered in the millions before humans brought predators to the islands. Now on the isolated island refuge, a team of scientists is trying to restore the kakapo population
Series Scientists in the field
Alternate Author Bishop, Nic, 1955- ill

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