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D= [May 3, 1999]; S=136kB, 865x591; T=JPEG image [MIME:image/jpeg].

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  • ostrich = Struthio camelus, ostriches, Vogelstrauss, Strauß, Struthioniformes, Aves, bird, ratite = Females have lighter feathers for better camoflage when incubating eggs during the day; males have black feathers to be better hidden at night. The name comes from the Greek "sparrow camel". See www.ostrichesonline.com and nature.ca for more!

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Thumbnailostrich at Chester Zoo 1 BG.jpg (Natural Science)
Thumbnailostrich at Chester Zoo tweaked 1 BG.jpg (Natural Science)

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