More ideas from Pieter
Kiwi, a small bird but it has the largest egg to mother ratio in nature. The egg takes up %20 of her mass at full term versus the %5 at full term of a human.

Kiwi are flightless birds endemic to New Zealand. At around the size of a domestic chicken, kiwi are by far the smallest living ratites and lay the largest egg in relation to their body size of any species of bird .


Kea (Nestor notabilis) Well-known as highly intelligent and curious parrots, kea are quick to explore their environment, which may be an important behavioral trait in the harsh climate of New Zealand’s high country.