Ostrich

Ostrich
Kingdom
  Animal
Class
  Bird
Species
  Ostrich

 
Status
  Least Concern
Added by
  JindoJeff - cheetah
Date Updated
  Sun Sep 7 09:33:00 2014
Image Credit
  JindoJeff
Image Comment
  -
Image From
  Saint Louis Zoo
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Sorter Stats: Hits 49   At Bats 108   Average 0.454 Habitats: desert grassland

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Ostrich Facts & Trivia for kids

  • The Ostrich is the biggest bird in the world.
  • An Ostrich can grow up to nine feet tall.
  • One Ostrich egg is equal to about 24 chicken eggs in volume.
  • Both the mother and father Ostrich will sit on their eggs to keep them warm.
  • Ostrich's eat mostly plants.
  • Adult Ostriches usually weigh from 140 to 320 pounds.
  • The Ostrich cannot fly.
  • Ostriches can run about 40 miles per hour.
  • Ostrich do not bury their heads in sand to avoid danger.
  • When an Ostrich stis on its nest it will lower its head so that it remains hidden from danger by looking like a bush.
  • An ostrich can live up to 40 years.

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