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Kiwi

Apteryx mantelli

Description:

A young kiwi chick spends its first years at Rainbow Springs Kiwi Center. Lots of hard work is put into making sure this young animal survives in the wild.

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10 Comments

That us my favorite animal is so cute

jessicajondall
jessicajondall 8 years ago

I LOVE ANIMALS SOOO MUCH!!!!! MY FAV ANIMAL!!!!

ruthielovedoggies
ruthielovedoggies 9 years ago

My favorite animal!

lori.tas
lori.tas 9 years ago

The thing I remember most is the sniffing sound they make, as they smell about in the leaf litter for their food.

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 10 years ago

Love this photo...That must have been amazing to work with such creatures!

(My only spotting of a 'kiwi': http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/735... :-} )

JessyZich
JessyZich 10 years ago

Yes, i even got a chance to work with them in NZ, they are so soft and sweet!

The MnMs
The MnMs 10 years ago

These are amazing animals..have you seen the X-rays where they have the egg inside? they are a "pure egg" themselves :-)

The MnMs
The MnMs 10 years ago

These are amazing animals..have you seen the X-rays where they have the egg inside? they are a "pure egg" themselves :-)

KarenL
KarenL 10 years ago

Very cute! :)

Carolina
Carolina 10 years ago

:)

JessyZich
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JessyZich

Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

Spotted on Oct 28, 2011
Submitted on Oct 28, 2011

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