Rescued Kaua‘i ‘akikiki flown to Maui Bird Conservation Center
KAHULUI — A six-month-old ’akikiki chick was safely rescued on Kaua‘i and flown by helicopter to Maui in an ambitious effort to rescue four tiny birds deep in a thick Hawaiian rainforest, giving hope to a critically endangered species driven to the brink of extinction by malaria: an unfortunate consequence of climate change.
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Of course it’s climate change. Can’t be anything else. Unless it’s just nature doing what nature does, change, naturally. Or it’s Trumps fault.