Pop quiz: What creature lives on a volcano, eats poisonous seeds, and is in danger of extinction? It’s not a dinosaur, it’s the palila!
The palila is a small bird that most people have never heard of before. But, don’t be fooled, this bird displays surprising characteristics that have baffled scientists for years. Unfortunately, palila are in danger of becoming extinct if we don’t protect the species and its habitat.
Photo credit: Paul Chang/USFWS