Endangered kakapo parrot gets brain surgery

Endangered kakapo parrot gets brain surgery

Image copyright David Wiltshire/Massey University Image caption Kakapos - the world's fattest species of parrot - are flightless and nocturnal Vets in New Zealand have performed life-saving brain surgery on a critically endangered kakapo parrot in a world-first procedure amid efforts to save the species. Surgeons adapted techniques used on humans and other mammals to…