Classification
Kingdom - Animalia
Phylum - Chordata
Class - Aves
Order - Struthioniformes
Family - Struthionidae
Genus - Struthio

Ostrich

Ratings

The flightless ostrich is the world's largest bird.
Scientific Info
Scientific Name - Struthio Camelus
Type - Bird
Diet - Omnivore
Size - 1.8m - 2.7m (6ft - 9ft)
Weight - 63kg - 130kg (140lbs - 290lbs)
Top Speed - 74km/h (42mph)
Life Span - 50 - 70 years
Lifestyle - Herd
Conservation Status - Least Concern
Appearance
Colour - Brown, Black, Grey, White, Pink
Skin Type - Feathers
Favourite Food - Grass
Habitat - Desert and savanna areas
Average Clutch Size - 1
Main Prey - Grass, Roots, Seeds, Flowers
Predators - Hyena, Lion, Cheetah
Distinctive Features - Small wings and long neck and legs

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