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World's rarest bird pictures: A dance in search of a partner

# Kakapo, large, flightless, nocturnal, ground dwelling parrot of New Zealand. Critically endangered, estimated 130 left. Has a highly developed sense of smell.

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Use these teaching resources as activities to support learning through the favourite story of Owl Babies by Martin Waddell.

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from BBC Nature

The 100 most distinct and rare birds

The New Zealand kakapo, a flightless, nocturnal bird that is the heaviest of all parrots.

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(PHOTO: Corbis) Animals you probably didn't know existed Margay What is it? The margay is a solitary and nocturnal small cat native to Central and South America that has been listed as "Near Threatened" by the IUCN since 2008. Size: Body length 19 to 31 inches, and a tail length of 13 to 20 inches. Lives: From southern Mexico, throughput Central America and in northern South America east of the Andes. They are found almost exclusively in areas of dense forest. Eats: Small mammals

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from Mail Online

Almost human: Photographer's intimate studio portraits that show wild creatures making unnervingly similar gestures to us

A bat looks almost shy as it covers its face from the camera - Photography by the amazing Tim Flach

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from Adventures Of Adam

Owl Babies Tuff Spot

O is for Owl Babies Owl Babies Tuff Spot | http://adventuresofadam.co.uk/owl-babies-tuff-spot/

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from Mail Online

Are these the cutest furry animals in the world? Flying squirrels of Siberia pop out to say hello

"Momonga" The Japanese dwarf flying squirrel One of the most cutest animals on our planet, Photographed on the Japanese island of Hokkaido. (Pteromys momonga; Hepburn; Nihon momonga) is a pygmy flying squirrel, beautiful large eyes and a flattened tail. It inhabits sub-alpine forests in Japan and is nocturnal, This cutie can leap from tree to tree using a gliding membrane.

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