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Common ostrich

The ostrich or common ostrich (Struthio camelus) is either one or two species of large flightless birds native to Africa, the only living member(s) of the genus Struthio, which is in the ratite family. In 2014, the Somali ostrich (Struthio molybdophanes) was recognized as a distinct species.

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Ostrich eggs take 2 hours to hard boil completely. If you wanted a filling breakfast, eat an ostrich egg omelet! One omelet made from their eggs is the equivalent of an omelet made from 14 chicken eggs.

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An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain!

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Why was Alvin Hall reporting on investments in front of these ostriches? I don't know, but he'll probably never forget them. Love his constant laughter throughout.

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