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Was the kiwi bird named after the fruit?

Was the kiwi bird named after the fruit?

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L. Sevigny

L. Sevigny

L. Sevigny
L. Sevigny, Doctor, Las Vegas

Answered Oct 17, 2018

Yes, the kiwi bird was named before the fruit. The bird is a native of New Zealand The bird was named by the Maori people of New Zealand. New Zealanders are also nicknamed kiwi.

Yes, the kiwi bird was named before the fruit. The bird is a native of New Zealand The bird was
Chinese gooseberry is mostly referred to as kiwi fruit. It is a native of Northern China. Kiwi fruit is cultivated by plant breeders in New Zealand and it is exported from New Zealand to other parts of the world. The fruit was renamed after the bird which is native to New Zealand for marketing purpose.

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T. Perez

T. Perez

T. Perez
T. Perez

Answered May 10, 2018

It's an individual from the ratite group, and identified with the ostrich, emu and rhea and in addition the now wiped out New Zealand moa. This bird, regardless of whether it isn't all the time observed, is notable. It has given its name to New Zealanders, who are called "Kiwis" the world over.

It's an individual from the ratite group, and identified with the ostrich, emu and rhea and in
The bird was called kiwi by the Maori. Later NZers were called Kiwis. Some time around the 1970s the fruit of Actinidia, native to China, yet cherished in New Zealand, which was until the point when at that point called chinese gooseberry was renamed kiwifruit as a marketing move. Adventitiously, these Kiwi birds have nothing to do with kiwi fruit.

It's an individual from the ratite group, and identified with the ostrich, emu and rhea and in
Kiwis are flightless birds native to New Zealand, in the sort Apteryx and family Apterygidae. Roughly the size of a residential chicken, kiwi are by a wide margin the littlest living ratites, and lay the largest egg in connection to their body size of any types of bird on the planet.

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