Baby Boom at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
Photo Credit: Chris Crowe The onset of summer for animal care staff at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal, Va., means patiently awaiting endangered-animal births, hand-raising youngsters and saying farewell to cubs that are ready to be matched with mates. This year, SCBI-Front Royal celebrated its first hatching of the year Jan. 31 with a kiwi chick. Many more species followed, namely clouded leopard cubs, maned wolf pups and a white-naped crane chick. All of these…
Okarito brown kiwi | New Zealand Birds Online
Okarito brown kiwi. Chick. Motuara Island, Marlborough. Image © Department of Conservation ( image ref: 10059700 ) by Chrissy Wicks Department of Conservation Courtesy of Department of Conservation
Great Spotted Kiwi Apteryx Haastii Male Art Print by Tui De Roy
Great Spotted Kiwi Apteryx Haastii Male art print by Tui De Roy. Our art prints are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All art prints include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
Baby Animal Profile: Whetu, The Kiwi Chick
Whetu, an almost 4-month-old brown kiwi at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, is the first female born to her parents. She enjoys staying up all night, eating worms and burrowing.
Manukura the white kiwi and her buddy
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200th rowi kiwi returned to the wild
The return of 12 juvenile rowi kiwi to the Ōkārito Kiwi Sanctuary today includes the 200th of this rare species to be raised through the successful BNZ Operation Nest Egg programme.
NZ native bird poster (incl. shipping)
This beautifully illustrated poster showcases 29 of Aotearoa's precious treasures; birds, insects, and lizards. Hanging this poster helps foster conversations around New Zealand's native wildlife protection. It's perfect for the home or office.
Kea|Nestor Notabilis|Kea Conservation Trust NZ
The kea (Nestor notabilis) is endemic to the Southern Alps of New Zealand and is the world’s only mountain/alpine parrot. The kea is a Nationally Endangered species