Science Exchange enables completion of the Kakapo 125 Project

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Sequencing the genomes of every individual kākāpō in the entire species The kākāpō is a species of large, flightless, nocturnal, ground-dwelling parrot of the super-family Strigopoidea endemic to New Zealand. With only 154 living individuals remaining, it’s one of the world’s rarest birds. Since early 2016, The Genetic Rescue Foundation, in partnership with The Department of […]

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