I love the kakapo.  How can you not?  It's a chubby, green, and flightless parrot, probably has a funny walk and is horribly endangered.  These are some more of my favourite things:

The Spotted-tailed Quoll

Another endangered animal, another oasis of cute.  This one's from Australia, a carnivorous marsupial that can get big enough to chase a Tasmanian Devil away from a kill (130cm 4kg for a male, females a bit smaller).

The Takahae

A flightless New Zealand rare bird.  I have a soft spot for flightless birds.  It's not small, and there's almost no information about it online barring a few pictures.

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