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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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Previous studies have described the anatomic characteristics of different joints in ostriches, including the shoulder and elbow, (6) knee, (7) and intertarsal joints.
Meanwhile, the provincial government also provides Rs10,000 subsidy per ostrich to farmers and as of 2017, had registered over 10,000 ostriches in the province.
This finding suggests that clinically healthy ostriches are not prone to develop aspergillosis due to effective immune responses (Maina, 2002; Van Waeyenberghe et al.
We are warning members of the public not to approach the adult ostrich - and to especially avoid approaching its young as ostriches can be very protective and can become extremely aggressive.
We want to send out a very clear message that we are against the selling of products such as bags, handbags, shoes, belts and wallets made from skins of animals like ostriches, Sevilla explained.
In March this year, the Delhi zoo had received two ostriches from the Thiruvananthapuram zoo.
The length of this storage period determines the workload of each incubation centre, mainly due to the marked seasonality of the laying pattern of the ostriches which leads to an increased laying frequency in the middle of the reproductive season (Carbajo et al.
Resident of the town of Tash-Kumyr (Jalal-Abad region) Bolot Chynybayev breeds ostriches.
This business has lured many investors as ostriches take better to farming, have a healthy meat, low in cholesterol and fat, a skin that can be used in the leather industry, even their offals are highly appreciated as delicatessen.
Since March, the beginning of laying season, Dany Geagea's ostriches have produced dozens of eggs.
Ostriches have dual digestion and gain to feed ratio of 0.
By now you must have guessed, I am referring to our dismal attempt of upsetting South Africa as the world's biggest producer of ostriches and ostrich products.