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Curiosity shouldn’t kill the Kea: we need to stop giving this parrot "junk food"

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Junk food is no good for the Kea © Pavlina Trauskeova/ Shutterstock The forested mountains of New Zealand’s South Island are home to a famously mischievous alpine parrot. But human conflict, deliberate feeding and the deadly threat of invasive mammals is driving the species’ decline. This year, it was uplisted from Vulnerable to Endangered on the IUCN Red List.l_f-aAKUniM


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