The Kiwi

Presented for your edification and enjoyment, a very rare 19th century anatomical cross-section of New Zealand’s kiwi.

KiwiApteryx Australis – Anatomical Cross-Section

Many zoologists wondered at its internal structures but more wondered about how well the kiwi went with Midori and vodka. 😆

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2 Responses to “The Kiwi”

  1. Soylent Green Says:

    Those vintage illustrations can be worth a fortune. This one, I’d venture, is priceless.

  2. jonolan Says:

    I would certainly say that it’s value cannot be properly measured by money. 😀

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