By Arj Singh
We here at BBC Earth like to celebrate animals - the big ones, the little ones, the ones that make your jaw drop with amazement or the ones that make you fill your head with questions. We’re going to be bringing you image galleries of our favourite animals. And don’t forget you can see more exclusive video clips, images and stories on our Facebook page.
The kakapo is truly one of nature’s mavericks. The world’s only flightless parrot, and also its heaviest, it can also live up to 100 years and beyond.
Unfortunately, the kakapo is critically endangered and there so few, just over 100, most have been given names. But this bird typifies strength through adversity…