Abstract: The kakapo (Strigops habroptilia) has been reduced to 125 individuals. Sirocco, an imprinted male has been appointed ambassador for the conservation project. Because of an illness he was raised by humans and without con-specifics. The viral video from the BBC series Last Chance to See, demonstrates Sirocco’s sexual behavior towards humans is a problem….
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