Facts about the Ostrich

Wild Game Ostrich Wildlife Reserve Park NeOstriches can’t fly.

There were Arabian Ostriches. Unfortunately, they had been hunted to extinction in the mid-twentieth century.

The ostrich has a diet of insects and plants.

They’re group birds.

If at risk an ostrich will either run off or lay flat on the floor. But, they can also attack with a strong kick.

They don’t bury their heads in the sand.

The barbules from the feathers behave like’fingers’ to collect dust particles.

Ostriches have the biggest eyes of any land animal. Very helpful for spotting predators in the space.

The ostrich has a lifespan of around 45 decades.

At a communal nest, a female lady could still spot her own eggs. The dominant female gets to put her eggs .

Males control a territory of around 20 square km (8 square miles).

Ostriches don’t have any teeth. They consume pebbles to grind food in their gizzards. There are approximately 1kg of pebbles in an abysmal stomach!

Ostriches increased by humans will often attempt to court them!

Apparently, the flavor of ostrich meat is very similar to beef.

A good deal of ostrich truth that you realised you wanted to know!

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