Animal: Ultramarine lorikeet (Vini ultramarina)

There’s only one place on Earth where the ultramarine lorikeet lives: the island of Ua Kuka in the French Polynesian Marquesas Islands. With its habitat in jeopardy, the colorful small bird known for its high-pitched whistle and aggressive screech may have nowhere else to go. Habitat isn’t the only factor contributing to the lorikeet’s demise, though. They’re also the preferred prey of black rats.

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