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Transgender bird spotted in New Zealand

WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- Staff at an eco-sanctuary in New Zealand have identified a transgender bellbird with female DNA, male behaviour and plumage of both sexes.

Conservation officer Erin Jeneway at Zealandia eco-sanctuary outside Wellington was the first to spot the trans bird.

"There’s something we can’t pin down. We haven’t seen anything like this before," Jeneway said to The Dominion Post.

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