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And the winner is... Pūteketeke

And the winner is... Pūteketeke
Manitowoc Billboard
Posted at 6:24 PM, Nov 14, 2023
and last updated 2023-11-14 21:46:49-05

MANITOWOC (NBC 26) — You saw the billboard in Manitowoc. Now we know the votes are in and the winner is the Pūteketeke.

The Pūteketeke has been crowned the Bird of the Century 2023 after comedian John Oliver's campaign.

The comedian paid for a billboard in Manitowoc as well as in Paris and Tokyo.

We talked with locals about what they thought about the billboard and the bird in their neighborhood.