Wednesday, January 31, 2007 , 11.59
It is notable for being the world’s only flightless parrot.
One of the most striking characteristics of them is their pleasant and powerful odour, which has been variously described as like flowers and honey, an air freshener, or the inside of an antique violin case.
They are known to have distinct, and often charming, personalities.
There are only 86 living individuals known, all of whom are named.