Ostrich
Ostrich

About

This flightless bird is native to Africa. 

Fun Facts

The ostrich’s long neck and legs help them to not only run to up to 45 mph but to also produce powerful kicks that can seriously injury predators.  An ostrich’s acute hearing and vision allow them to sense things that are far away. They are the largest of the bird species.

Conservation Status

Least Concern

Annual Cost of Care

The cost to care for this animal per year is $500.

Through our Adopt a Species program, you have an opportunity to provide for this animal’s needs by paying for the annual cost of care. Check out our Donate page for other ways you can give!

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