Sad news from the Kākāpō Team

Kākāpō Blake

The team were deeply saddened by the loss of Blake, who died of heat stress after being handled to have his transmitter changed.  In well over 20 years and 6500 recorded kākāpō captures, this was the first such death and has come as a shock to the team.  We thank you for the flood of support that has come through as we ensure we learn what we can from this rare event.

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