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Most rare kākāpō parrots have had their genome sequenced

A male Kakapo called Sinbad peering from the bushes on Codfish Island, New Zealand.

Conservation efforts have brought the kākāpō (Strigops habroptila) from the brink of extinction to a population of 252. Credit: Brent Stephenson/NPL via Alamy

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