Confounded Kiwi Caprices by Robin and the Honey Badger
Approx. 2,670 words.
Published on February 21, 2013.
Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Developmental Biology.
Join us in finding reason in an incongruous mix of body parts symbolic of New Zealand. Kiwi are worth deconstructing because they defy reason as extrapolations from the birds of other islands, and they defy rhyme as substitutes for the mammals missing from their own islands. We reveal the fierce feathers of an archipelago – far yet near to Australasia – where things are less pacific than they seem