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English: Te Tuatahi a nui, a male kiwi on Maungatautari mountain. (North Island brown kiwi, Apteryx mantelli). In early 2007 a transmitter attached to Te Tuatahi a nui, which gives staff valuable information about his health, indicated that the five year old is sitting on an egg, a first for this ecological reserve. With North Island brown kiwi the female lays the eggs while the male has responsibility for them during the 85 days of incubation.
Date 24 July 2007 (access date)
Author Maungatautari Ecological Island Trust
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