Where did the first kiwi come from?

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Ian Southey
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Where did the first kiwi come from?

Postby Ian Southey » Thu Apr 15, 2021 4:01 pm

The first kiwi specimen has traditionally been regarded as a bird from Dusky Sound but that is not the case. The researchers suggest a name change is needed but maybe there is a better case for conserving the status quo. I guess we'll have to see what happens next. See what you think https://theconversation.com/forensics-a ... ted-158410

Ian

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