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Kiwi

A nickname of the New Zealand dollar.
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Other notable birds include the kiwis (Apteryx), which are not related to the moas, although they were until recently thought to be.
Cryptococcosis in a North Island brown kiwi (Apteryx australis mantelli) in New Zealand.
Despite significant conservation intervention, the kiwi (Apteryx spp.) is in serious population decline.
(29) Disseminated cases of cryptococcosis have been reported in kiwis (Apteryx australis mantelli) in New Zealand (30) and Australia.
A 9-year-old female North Island brown kiwi (Apteryx mantelli) was presented to the New Zealand Wildlife Health Centre by staff at the National Kiwi Centre, Mt Bruce.
Despite being listed as endangered on the IUCN (World Conservation Union) red list (BirdLife International 2005), and intense conservation efforts on its behalf, little is known about the reproductive physiology of the brown kiwi (Apteryx mantelli).