"I've been to Codfish Island, I've seen kakapo (they're) amazing birds. It would be a travesty in the highest proportions to see them go away. But, at the same time, I don't want to see thousands of other species go away just because we spend all our money on kakapo."
How doomed is this soon-to-be ex-parrot? Here's what Douglas Adams had to say about the kakapo:
Here's the last chance to see one in action, making love to a cameraman's neck:
With sex skills like that, little wonder they'll be pining for the fjords soon.