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Common Ostriches

Scientific Name

Struthio camelus

👀 Animal Footmark

Learn more about them below

Canary, Finch
Fun Fact!
Did you Know?!
These flightless birds are the largest and fastest running birds in the world. They can run up to 45 miles per hour!

Life Span

In the wild

30-40 years

at the zoo

Up to 50 years



220-350 pounds


7-9 feet



A lot of insects and occasionally plants.


Originated from Africa.

They live in open savannahs and semi-arid deserts.

Conservation Status

Least Concern (LC)

Learn more about their conversion status.

The IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Natur maintains the Red List, a global database assessing the conservation status of species. It's a vital tool for tracking endangered species and guiding conservation efforts.

in the twin valleys

Common Ostriches
On Map
Visit them at Brantford Nature's Getaway

Navigate to them across our 25 acres.

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Find them in Brantford