The ostrich (Struthio Camelus) is the planet’s largest living bird, found widespread over much of southern Africa. He is flightless, has soft drooping feathers, only two toes, a very long neck and very long legs. His neck and head are covered with fine bristles, while his legs are bare. Males are black, accented with white on the wings and tail. Females are predominantly grey. Eggs are laid on the ground and parental care is the duty of both sexes. Ostriches feed on grass, berries and seeds, newly sprouted plants, small reptiles and insects.
WEIGHT MALE: 155 KG
WEIGHT FEMALE: 145 KG
SHOULDER HEIGHT MALE: 1.7 M
SHOULDER HEIGHT FEMALE: 1.73 CM
MATING SEASON: THROUGHOUT THE YEAR
Weights & shoulder heights are averages