MEMPHIS, TENN. – The Memphis Zoo is proud to announce its first ever
hatching of a North Island Brown Kiwi. The female is named “Aria,”
which means “spirit” in the native New Zealand Maori language, is only
the fourth kiwi to live at the Memphis Zoo, and one of only 26 kiwis
that live in North America.
Aria is the daughter of “Gruen” and “Koru,” both housed at the
Columbus Zoo, on loan from the Frankfurt Zoo. Aria’s egg was laid in
Columbus, Ohio, and was picked up on July 19, by...