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from BBC Nature

The 100 most distinct and rare birds

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from The Independent

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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from Active Adventures

New Zealand Adventure Tours

Kakapo: rare bird of NZ: only 62 left in existence. The name comes from the Maori language, meaning “night parrot”

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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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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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