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A kiwi is a bird with wings but cannot fly.
Their eggs are really big compared to their size. Kiwis are about the size of a chicken and their eggs are way bigger than a chicken’s egg.
Kiwis are nocturnal. They sleep during the day and are awake at night. The female kiwi is larger than the male kiwi. The kiwi can run fast and can fight their enemies. They have a very good sense of smell and hearing.
The male kiwi incubates the egg for 65 or 75 days. Kiwis have no tail and they’re the only bird that has nostrils at the tip of their beak.
There are five different species of kiwi in New Zealand. They are a native bird to New Zealand as well.
The kiwi eats worms, insects and berries. Worms are their favourite. They blow their nose and they snort a lot too. They have short, stumpy wings. Kiwis are dark brown. Kiwis are very unique. A kiwi is about the size of a farmyard hen and their eggs are six times larger than a hen’s egg.
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