• lt: Struthio camelus australis
  • dt: Südafrikanischer Strauß
  • afrikaans: Volstruis
Ostrich

Size

  • m: 250 cm / f:190 cm

Weight

  • m: 135 kg / f: 110 kg

Nourishment

  • grains, grass, herbs, leaves; insects

Mating season

  • all-season

Number of cubs

  • 5-12 eggs

Worth knowing

The ostrich can maintain a speed of 50 km/h for 30 minutes,but its maximum speed is about 70 km/h - the top land speed of any bird.