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Thursday, 22 October 2015

NZ Native Animal Report


An example of a New Zealand native animal is the Kiwi. Did you know that the New Zealand rugby team is called the all blacks which is the kiwis?

Description:
A kiwi has there nose on the end of their long beaks.They have a big furry coat on their body to keep them warm during the winter. They use their beaks to find an eat insect. Their little feet help them walk on difficult floor. They also have strong legs.

Habitat:
Image result for animal kiwiThe kiwi can live in many places.They especially like the wetland and vegetation. Vegetation means where are place where there's lots of plants where animal can live. They are found in scrub and rough farmland,exotic plantation forest,sand dunes and snowy tussocks, even mangroves.

Diet:
Kiwis are omnivores. Omnivores mean animals that eat plants and and veggies They eat spider,snail,weta,earthworms,caterpillar and beetles.The kiwi predators are cats,dogs,stoats,ferrets,pigs,wild rats and possums.

Characteristics:
All kiwis are endangered. Which means you can’t keep it as a pet. They are also harmless.Kiwis are flightless which means it can’t fly. Kiwis can live up to 20-30 years.Kiwis are also nocturnals. Which means
they come out in the night time and sleep in the day time.

Interesting facts:
The kiwis is New Zealand national bird.Every week a kiwi dies.

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