Common Ostrich

SHARE

Common Ostrich:




Common Ostrich


Common Ostrich


Scientific Name: "Struthio Camelus"

Wing Span: Up to 2m

Length : Up to 2.8 m

Weight : up to 158 kg

ostrich facts


  • More Famously known as just the Ostrich , these are distinctive birds in appearance that have a long neck and legs.




  • Reaching a speed at up to about 70 km/h while running the ostrich is the forest land bird in the world , arguably one of the fastest in the whole animal kingdom.




  • The Ostrich is not only the largest living species bird but it also lays the largest eggs of any living bird




  • Although these bid birds might hide themselves by lying flat against the ground or run away when threatened , they are not to be taken lightly .




  • When approached in an enclosed space, it uses its powerful legs to launch a painful kick Human caught in an unfortunate encounter with an ostrich may be disemboweled or battered to death in just a matter of seconds




  • The common ostrich feathers are the ones that are also used as feather dusters In some countries around the world people race each other on the back of ostriches in a sport of sorts
SHARE
  • submit to reddit