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The Largest Parrots on Earth

Researchers have discovered the world’s largest parrots in New Zealand. However, these birds lived over 19 million years ago and now only their fossil remains. What has happened? The fossil remains of the world’s largest parrot have been discovered in New Zealand. The parrot has been aptly named “Heracles inexpectatus ” given its unexpectedly large ..

IUCN updates Red List of Threatened Species for 2012

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) released its updated Red List of Threatened Species. According to the IUCN report: 63837 species assessed 19817 species threatened with extinction, including 41% of amphibians, 33 % of reef building corals, 25 % of mammals, 13 % of birds, and 30%of conifers 132 species of plants and animals ..