ostrich

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ostrich

large, 9 ft high, weighing 400 lb, running birds with long necks and legs. They are gregarious herbivores. Called also Struthio camelus.
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Why, in the world of bird classification, might Passeriformes and Struthio camelus be seen as figurative book-ends?
Se puede afirmar que en Patagonia existen numerosas variedades, pero solo interesan a este trabajo, en funcion de ser productoras de excelentes plumas, dos de ellas, una es el Rhoea o Nandu, la otra es el Struthio o avestruz propiamente dicho.
The ostrich belongs to the Struthio camelus species.
Keywords: Struthio camelus; Egg storage; Artificial incubation; Egg weight loss; Embryonic mortality
1992) y tambien en especies silvestres como Passer domesticus (Guraya & Chalana 1976), Columba livia (Guraya 1989a), Spheniscus magellanicus (Bulfon & Bee de Speroni 2003), Struthio camelus (Madekuroswa & Kimaro 2006), Columbina picui (Altamirano et al.