Fossils of the largest parrot ever recorded have been found in New Zealand. Estimated to have weighed about 7kg, it would have been more than twice as heavy as the kākāpo according to a new study.
Link to story: https://www.theguardian.com/science/201 ... expectatus
Link to paper: https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/ ... M.facebook
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