Ostrich, Common

Ostrich, Common

Struthio camelus

Vital Statistics

Height:

up to 9' tall

Weight:

200 - 350 lbs

Diet:

Herbivore diet, produce, bird diet 

Conservation:

Status: Least Concern

Geographic Region

Deserts, semi-arid plains, savannas, and woodlands across Africa

At The Zoo

Plains of Africa 

Did You Know?

Ostrich can not fly, but with top speeds of up to 40 miles per hour, they are the fastest animal on two legs in the world!