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23 Things You Didn't Know About The Flightless Parrot Facing Extinction

Meet the Kakapo, a strange, adorable, very frisky bird New Zealanders are desperate to save from extinction.

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7. And his mate Mark Carwardine, a zoologist who found himself the object of a lusty kakapo's affections in an infamous BBC nature documentary.

9. Actor and heart-throb Benedict Cumberbatch is a fan too.

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Watch Mark Carwardine being shagged by a kakapo here.

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