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The kakapo is a type of large, flightless parrot from New Zealand. The Atlantic describes it as "a green, bumbling parrot with the face of an owl and the mien of an old gentleman," with a "ponderous slow-motion gait" and "a naïveté toward danger." When Māori settlers first came to New Zealand in the 13th century they killed them for food and for their feathers.

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