Wednesday, August 3, 2011

The Ostrich

The Ostrich or also well known as Struthio camelus is a large flightless bird native to Africa. Ostrich's height is about 2.5 meters and weigh 180 kg. Not only big, ostrich also has exceptionally durability. This animal can survive at temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius to a temperature of 0 degrees Celsius.

Uniquely, the ostrich which has age could reached 50 years, is not makes its owner to be poor. The costs for ostrich's food , in a year spent only approximately U.S. $ 75.

Although thrifty in the food, but the most difficult part of maintaining an ostrich is about the cage. The ostrich's cage need a wide area and high-fenced so the ostriche will comfortable and not go to outside the cage.
the big ostrich

If the ostrich escaped, you need a car to catch it. Though big, the ostrich could run up to 50 km/h. Besides that, this animal turns out to have eyes more bigger than its brain.

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