Comedian Stephen Fry and zoologist Mark Carwardine traveled to New Zealand to see the kakapo, one of the rarest parrots in the world.

The birds are known for their sociable nature and will often approach humans. Carwardine learned just how friendly the kakapo can be when a parrot attempted to mate with him.

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Rare parrot's hilarious attempt to mate with photographer
Comedian Stephen Fry and zoologist Mark Carwardine traveled to New Zealand to see the kakapo, one of the rarest parrots in the world.