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Struthio camelus

Common Ostrich

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 Ostrich (Struthio camelus) mother and chicks
Containing group: Struthionidae

Other Names for Struthio camelus


Freitag, S. and Robinson, T. J. 1993. Phylogeographic patterns in mitochondrial DNA of the Ostrich (Struthio camelus). Auk 110:614-622.

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Scientific Name Struthio camelus massaicus
Location Masai Mara Game Reserve (Kenya)
Comments Ostrich
Creator Gerald and Buff Corsi
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Sex Male
Source Collection CalPhotos
Copyright © 2002 California Academy of Sciences
Ostrich (Struthio camelus) mother and chicks
Scientific Name Struthio camelus
Location Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
Comments Ostriches are polygamous,a male choosing a nest site and inviting several females to lay there. The male and one of the females then incubate the eggs and rear the chicks. In this instance, a pair produced 22 young.
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Identified By David Bygott
Sex Female
Life Cycle Stage Adult and young
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