Kiwi are flightless birds endemic to New Zealand. At around the size of a domestic chicken, kiwi are by far the smallest living ratites and lay the largest egg in relation to their body size of any species of bird .
Kiwis are flightless birds endemic to New Zealand. Kiwis lay the largest egg in relation to their body size, of any species of bird in the world. The greatest threat to their survival is predation by invasive mammalian predators.
A white kiwi is seen at Pukaha sanctuary in New Zealand. The male chick, named Manukura - meaning 'of chiefly status' in Maori - hatched at the sanctuary north of Wellington, becoming the first white kiwi ever born in captivity