3 Odd Facts About Ostriches

Don’t bury your head in the sand for this one. We’ve got some odd ostrich facts for you!

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Sources:
http://www.popularmechanics.com/adventure/sports/g418/animal-kingdom-top-marathon-runners/?slide=6
http://www.livescience.com/27433-ostriches.html
http://www.scienceinschool.org/2011/issue21/ostrich
http://phys.org/news/2010-10-ostriches-fast-springy-tendons.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/earth/hi/earth_news/newsid_9129000/9129081.stm
http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/45020636/0
http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/birds/ostrich/

An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.


http://www.livescience.com/34493-animal-sex-ostriches.html
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/05/140513-flightless-birds-ostriches-moas-evolution-science/

Evolution Made Ridiculous Flightless Birds Over and Over


http://www.npr.org/2014/05/22/314617422/big-flightless-birds-come-from-high-flying-ancestors
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140513175207.htm
https://books.google.com/books?id=ZVXqAQAAQBAJ&pg=PA36
http://www.nwf.org/news-and-magazines/national-wildlife/birds/archives/2006/a-bird-like-no-other.aspx
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/05/140513-flightless-birds-ostriches-moas-evolution-science/

Images:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ostrich_057.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ostrich_Ngorongoro_05.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ostrich_Struthio_camelus_Tanzania_3790_Nevit.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ostrich_foot.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Masai_ostrich.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Afrikanischer_Strauss_Portrait.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Struthio_camelus#/media/File:Ostrich_head_02.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Struthio_camelus_-_Etosha_2014_(3).jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Struthio_camelus_-Eastern_Cape_-South_Africa-8.jpg

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