The Ostrich — The Wonders of Wildlife

After the extinction of the elephant birds of Madagascar and the giant moas of New Zealand less than 1,000 years ago, the common ostrich (Struthio camelus) is now the world’s largest extant species of bird. Found across the savannas and semi-deserts of Africa, this huge ratite also lays the largest eggs of any living bird. […]

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