Kakapo mounted in a standing position with body held horizontal and feet flat. Whiskers are a dark brown.
Skin sample from feet taken for genetic sexing (see Robertson et al 2000), which confirmed that recorded sex is correct. —Lucy Rowe
ReferencesSexing the critically endangered kakapo Strigops habroptilus; Bruce Robertson, C Millar, Don Merton, D Lambert, Edward Minot
MeasurementsMaximum dimensions (H x W x D): 290 x 500 x 230mm
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