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Ostriches

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With five sub species, the Ostrich is the world's largest living bird. Its long neck and heavily feathered body make it easily recognizable. Once only seen in Africa, they are now grown in captivity in over 50 countries. The Ostrich belongs to the Ratite family, which literally means flightless. Browse around this category to learn more about them.
Maggots Inside an Egg? They can't. As long as the shell is intact, fly eggs (maggots) cannot get into the interior of the egg. If there is a break or small hole in the shell, then it would be possible. In some cuisine, duck eggs are buried and allowed to ferment for a time and then served to peop…
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Actually, after a 80-year study was conducted on the proverbial ostrich, not one ostrich stuck their head in the ground. This is most likely a myth derived from animal's defense mechanisms, but is not factual. No they do not they lay their head and neck along the ground. According to 1 vs 100 they d…
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Answer A group of ostriches is called a flock. Or rather a "herd of ostriches" and a "flock of birds".
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The ostrich is the fastest bird on foot, traveling in short intervals at up to 65 k/ph (40 m/ph).
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Answer It helps that both the gazelle and the ostrich live in open plains, and that they are not a threat to each other. By staying close to each other they can help warn if there is a predator approaching. That is, more eyes watching out for predators helps keep both of them safe.
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That depends what you mean by 'largest' - and your source of information. The Ostrich is the heaviest (up to 150kg) and tallest (up to 6 feet), but is flightless. The Wandering Albatross has the largest wing span (up to 11 feet). The Kori Bustard is the heaviest flying bird (up to 20kg).
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They have two toes. go to google and find, theres a lot of pictures there
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Ostrich The egg is about 8 in tall and weighs 3 lb
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The fastest bird when diving is the Peregrine falcon The fastest speed the Peregrine Falcon reached ever recorded was an amazing 242.3 MPH or 390 KPH. The fastest bird when in flight is the SwiftThe Spine-tailed Swift, also know as the White-throated Needletail(Hirundapus caudacutus)KPH=171MPH=106Th…
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There should be 5 toes on each foot, 10 toes in total.
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The average male ostrich is six to nine feet tall. Females about five and a half to six and a half feet tall.
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generally 12 - 16 years
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It may be the fastest bird on land, but it can't fly.
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An ostrich can achieve around 45mph for short bursts and can sustain 30mph.
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about the size of an American football10 inchesEdited by H. Neeser. Somebody has a shrunken ruler. I have had many Ostrich eggs, and never saw one bigger than 6" X 5". From wikipedia, "on average they are 15 centimetres (5.9 in) long, 13 centimetres (5.1 in) wide, and weigh 1.4 kilograms (3.1 lb), o…
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Answer because a chick starts out in the egg as a little speck of blood clot attached to the yolk and the white and as it develops the phoetus consumes the contents for food until ready to hatch so when the egg is to be eaten by a person there is no chicken growth at all its just food. Yes chicke…
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I say that the largest flying bird is the Bald Eagle But the largest non flying bird is the Emu.The Ostritch.
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Ostrich An ostrich can sprint at 65 Kilometres per hour (40 miles per hour) and an emu can sprint at 50 kph, or 30 mph. The ostrich can also maintain a cruising speed of 50kph.
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An average dolphin eats about 2-4% of their body weight each day. An adult male typically eats about 20 pounds of fish, while a nursing mother can eat upwards of 40 pounds of fish daily! Although it is not uncommon for bottle nose dolphin calves to nurse for up to 4 years, they usually begin to supp…
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Deck it in the chest.
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about 50 to 60 miels per hour. really it is
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no one lays the biggest egg i go to konini primary school i learn alot there and infact it turns out that the bird that lays the biggest egg is the moa thank you and bye bye
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They feed on seeds, shrubs, grass, pant matter and occasionally insects such as locust.
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See the Web Link to the left for the answer. female ostriches are brown or grey with brown plumes on the end of their wings and tails and they have pinkish grey necks. male ostriches are black with white plumes on the end of their tails and wings and they have blueish grey necks. they can be 7-9ft …
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Claimed top speeds of 60 mph (97 km/hr) have been suggested. But typical ostriches top out at 43 mph (70 km/hr) and the sustained speed is around 31 mph (50 km/hr).An ostrich can run up to 35 miles (56.3 kilometers) per hour with its powerful legs. But horses are the better animal
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Yes in 2010 they will bring the object out that make you able to fly!!!!!!!!!!!!But it will cost £50!!!!!!!Cant wait!!!!!!!- Only our imagination is the limit. Believe it!
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which animals lay eggs, but is not a bird?
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The relationship between the gazelle and the ostrich is mutualism.The gazelles senses and the ostriches eyesight help warn each other of nearby predators.
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Not necessarily, when threatened ostriches usually run away. However, they can inflict serious injury or even death if they kick. They have very powerful legs.
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The Ostrich is reletively native to Africa
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The word is fol-strais (this is used for male and female ostriches).
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Answer This setup is most commonly used in control valve http://www.answers.com/topic/actuator in high pressure http://www.answers.com/topic/pipeline-transport.
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The largest living flightless bird is the Ostrich.
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Answer A goat can live for about 10 years. Some will live more, some will live less it just depends on the breed, how healthy and well the goat is looked after.
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60 grams
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Yes they do, however it's not like what you would expect from mammals like ourselves or your pet dog or hamster. The urinary system of the ostrich is unique in that it is neither like most birds' nor like all mammals'. Ostriches have a urinary system that lacks a bladder--the "bladder" only being a …
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Fastest game bird is a snipe. It can fly a lot faster than any other bird from place to the shooting range limit. Teals have the best avarage seed (142 Km/h) but they need time to accelarate , they aren't faster than snipe when they're on shooting range.
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Ostriches cannot fly but they can run extremely fast, hitting speeds of 43 mph (70 kph). In a fight they have a vicious kick that can kill a lion. They are the largest and heaviest birds, females weighing about 200 pounds (91 kg) and males about 250 pounds (113 kg).
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it is the ostrich. ostriches don't fly but they can walk and run. they are fast runners, too
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This is a very broad question. You must first determine the injury, then you treat them for that injury. If it is severe, you would call 911.
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Answer Look at an Emu Also rhea.
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The emu is said to be unable to walk backwards.
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They are found (in the wild) in Africa and parts of south west Asia.
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No you are for asking this question... :)
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ostriches *EDIT* WHile Ostriches lay the largest eggs, the whale shark that was responsible for the discovery of the largest egg in the world, which was 27 cm long and 15 cm broad. The egg might have been aborted since the whale shark gives birth to live kids.
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Answer They are kinda the same because they are big cats. Hope I helped!
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OstrichThe Ostrich is the biggest bird on earth i mean who doesn't know that
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road runner
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too heavy
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Yes, they are. Penguins are birds but they can not fly. However they still have feathers, are warm blooded and lay eggs.
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A cheetah is the fastest land animal on earth. An ostrich can run at top speed of about 30 mph. A cheetah can run at top speed of about 70 mph. Answer an Ostrich can run up to 40 miles per hour (MPH). A cheetah can run up to 70 miles per hour (MPH). A cheetah is faster.
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Answer No.
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A full grown ostrich is 220-350 pounds (100-160 kgs) depending on sex.
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its called an ostrich
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An ostrich eats mostly vegetation, including fruits, seeds, leaves, and sprouts, but sometimes eat insects and lizards.
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chick
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Struthio camelus
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Their body mass is too large for their wingspan and wing muscles, and they have evolved in such a way that they no longer posses the innate knowledge of how to fly. Their wing muscles cant support their weight.That is why they cannot fly.
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It is, in fact, smaller than its eyeball.
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No, an ostrich is bigger than an emu. An emu weighs between 66 and 99 pounds (30-45kg). An ostrich weighs about 300 pounds.
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The Maribou is the largest flying bird with a wingspread of 4 meters.The wandering albatross is second a parade of largest flying birds with a wingspread of over 3.5 meters. After that comes the Andean condor; it has a wingspread of almost 3.5 meters. Next comes king vulture, which is found in South…
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yes I live in it. WE live in little oval egg cars
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ostrige
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the ostrich lays the biggest egg with upto 18 cm long
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The ostrich has the largest eyes of any land animal.
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Yes Ostriches have feathers, they are birds.DUH
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The Ostrich, (Struthio camelus), is a large flightless bird native to Africa. It is the only living species of its family, Struthionidae and itsgenus, Struthio. Ostriches share the order Struthioniformes with the kiwis, emus, and other ratites. It is distinctive in its appearance, with a long neck a…
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Their bodies are too heavy, and their wings are too small. Evolutionarily, because they don't need to fly. They need to run. they also evolved from flightless birds. tanner eno likes chelsey seiger
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The Ostrich. The Ostrich can grow to stand 9 feet tall, weighing approximately 345 pounds.
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Rationing in the United Kingdom during World War II began in January, 1940. Eggs, meat, tea, cheese, and fruit were all rationed. To implement rationing, the government made wasting food a federal crime. The prices on these goods were raised, making it difficult to buy them.
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They are an exceptional asset in Amphibious Warfare, and they are used as auto ferrys. they are dirty people and do not no nothing
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An Ant with wings :)
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Ostriches do not fly because their wings are too small for their size, they can weigh as much as 400 pounds. They compensate by being the fastest land bird, they can achieve speeds of 40 mph.
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ostriches are not mammals they are very large birds along with emu an Australian bird they are the biggest bird
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That depends on the breed/species. Most domestic geese can lay 1 egg every 1.5 days. She will continue laying until she goes broody (will sit on the eggs to incubate them), if she is inclined to do so - some breeds are not good sitters. If you remove the eggs each day, she will continue to lay eggs…
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The ostrich lays the largest egg of any animal.
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Albatross
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30 to 70 years. 50 is typical.
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the bird that can live up to 100years old is abby turzynn
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A full grown ostrich is 220-350 pounds (100-160 kgs) depending on sex.
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The biggest Panda ever recorded went by the name Chun Low Pong. He was the ruler of all of China from 1734 - 1747, when he was assassinated by Leonardo DaVinci.
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yes it is acording to facts. Amazing huh? :)
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Yes, they are vertebrates.
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Probably not. I think I heard that ostriches are faster than racehorses but not faster than cheetahs. If they could fly they might dive faster than a cheetah runs, HAHAHA! I suppose ostriches may run 45 miles per hour, and the super duper cheetah can run up to either 60, 65, 70, 71, or 75 miles per …
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it kicks so incredibly hard that it can snap a bone and definitely keep a lion away. If that doesn't work it runs away; it can run up to 46 mph.By tucking they're head over they're bum
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The size of it's eye.
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Ostriches are native to numerous countries primarily in Sourthern Africa.
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Contrary to popular belief the Ostrich is the fastest running bird and has been known to reach speeds as high as 40 miles per hour.
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Birds have knees but they are so high on their legs that they are often hidden by their feathers.
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About 12 inches tall and wide. Ostrich eggs are petty large for a Ostrich Egg.
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The animals which lay eggs are known as Oviparous: these animals are completely formed in the eggshell with no development inside the womb of the mother. Animals which lay eggs include birds, most reptiles, amphibians and fish, as well as the two monotremes (egg laying mammals) - the platypus and t…
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And ham.
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The animal which lays the biggest egg is the ostrich.
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yes they have long tails which make great dusters.
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