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Johnny Rook - A Lovable Rogue

Lionel Kelleway travels to the Falkland Islands in pursuit of Johnny Rook, the cara cara, which has returned from near extinction and plays a unique role in the islands' ecology.

Lionel Kelleway travels to the Falkland Islands in pursuit of Johnny Rook, the cara cara. This bird of prey has the reputation of being 'exceedingly bold' and 'the most mischievous of all the feathered creation'. But there is far more to it than meets the eye. Lionel finds out about Johnny Rook's rise from near extinction and its unique role in the islands' ecology.

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22 minutes

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Sun 1 Mar 2009 06:35

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Natural Histories

Natural Histories

Nature that has had a profound impact on human culture and society across history.