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There are only around 100 kākāpō left in the world; find out what makes them so special.
View the Sirocco the kākāpō video
(4 minute clip on TVNZ video player)
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The kākāpō is a nocturnal, flightless parrot. And its strangeness doesn't end there. It's critically endangered and one of New Zealand’s unique treasures.
Meet Sirocco – a charismatic kākāpō, national treasure and media superstar. He's also New Zealand's official Spokesbird for conservation.