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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This instinct, however, of the American ostrich has not as yet been perfected; for a surprising number of eggs lie strewed over the plains, so that in one day's hunting I picked up no less than twenty lost and wasted eggs.
Her large pink face was appropriately solemn, and her plum-coloured satin with pale blue side-panels, and blue ostrich plumes in a small satin bonnet, met with general approval; but before she had settled herself with a stately rustle in the pew opposite Mrs.
Round his throat he fastened the leopard-skin cloak of a commanding officer, on his brows he bound the plume of black ostrich feathers worn only by generals of high rank, and about his middle a magnificent moocha of white ox-tails.
These trees she stopped to look at with pleasure and surprise, for their leaves were shaped like ostrich plumes, their feather edges beautifully curled; and all the plumes were tinted in the same dainty rainbow hues that appeared in Polychrome's own pretty gauze gown.
SIALKOT -- Zarai Taraqiyaati Bank Limited (ZTBL) inaugurated Ostrich Farm in border village Satiyaal-Kingra.
SIALKOT -- Zarai Traqiyati Bank Limited (ZTBL) Sialkot officials Tuesday inaugurated an ostrich farm in border village Satiyaal-Kingra.
SIALKOT -- Ostrich farming has been thriving in Sialkot district under the supervision of the Punjab government for many months.
Rawalpindi -- Livestock department Punjab has promoted the use of Ostrich meat and in this connection all facilities were being provided to encourage domestic and commercial farming of ostrich.
ISLAMABAD:Development of ostrich farming of Livestock Dairy Development, Punjab
LAHORE:Ostrich farming is on a rise in Punjab with PunjabLivestock and Dairy Development's Ostrich farming development project registering new farms on a routine basis.
Recently a two day 3rd National Training on Commercial Ostrich Farming concluded at Pir Mehr Ali Shah, Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR).
Abstract: The aim of this study was to develop a detailed and accessible set of reference images of the normal radiographic anatomy of the digits of the ostrich (Struthio camelus), with emphasis on the metatarsophalangeal joint and its arthrography.