All eyes on the US election? Nicely, this is one other vote, as bitterly contested, however lots cuter.
New Zealand has voted the kakapo its chook of the yr. It was a troublesome competitors and solely a fancy election system allowed the large flightless parrot to conquer its closest rival, the antipodean albatross.
There even had been allegations of election rigging when a whole bunch of votes got here from a single IP tackle.
However in the long run, the kakapo gained, marking the second time New Zealanders topped the chubby parrot their primary chook.