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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Flightless New Zealand birds similar to gallinules.

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  • The takahe is the largest living member of the rail family and was once thought to be extinct.
  • Now the takahe was not rediscovered until the late 1940's.
  • Glanced again in 1889, Alice thought for years she had seen a takahe.
  • The takahe (Porphyrio hochstetteri) is just one of New Zealand's spectacular endemic birds. for more
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