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Kakapo, Strigops habroptilus, AV5744

Physical Description

Kakapo mounted in a standing position with body held horizontal and feet flat. Whiskers are a dark brown.

Research Notes

Skin sample from feet taken for genetic sexing (see Robertson et al 2000), which confirmed that recorded sex is correct. —Lucy Rowe


Sexing the critically endangered kakapo Strigops habroptilus; Bruce Robertson, C Millar, Don Merton, D Lambert, Edward Minot


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 290 x 500 x 230mm



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