The ostrich is a big flightless bird aboriginal to Africa. That is the just living types of its family, Struthionidae and also its genus, Struthio. Ostriches re-superstructure the order Struthioniformes v the kiwis, and other ratites. It is distinctive in its appearance, v a long neck and also legs and also the ability to run at maximum speed of about 70 km/h (45 mph), the height land speed of any type of bird. The ostrich is the biggest living varieties of bird and also lays the largest egg of any living bird.




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Imagine what it"s favor for a small insect to jump and fly as easily as castle do. They could cover 40 human body lengths in a second.

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Come a six-foot person that"s 164 mph. This site tries come understand just how it feels to move like a fly, a squirrel, a cat, a rhinocerous, or a falcon.


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African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus optimal speed 72.5 km/h feels prefer 130.5 km/h
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cheetah Acinonyx jubatus top speed 120 km/h feels favor 160 km/h
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greyhound Canis familiaris optimal speed 63.5 km/h feels prefer 154.5 km/h
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lion Panthera leo peak speed 80 km/h feels like 51.4 km/h
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ostrich Struthio camelus height speed 70 km/h feels like 50.4 km/h
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pig Sus domestica height speed 17.7 km/h feels choose 35.4 km/h
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Pronghorn Antilocapra americana optimal speed 98 km/h feels favor 126 km/h
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red kangaroo Macropus rufus peak speed 70 km/h feels prefer 63 km/h
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Spotted Hyena Crocuta crocuta top speed 64 km/h feels like 88.6 km/h
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white-tailed deer Odocoileus virginianus height speed 48.2 km/h feels prefer 45.7 km/h