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  1. Hi, Scott, we haven't heard from you for a while, I hope you are doing well. We are currently trying to link photos to specific countries as much as we can. Only one of your photos is geotagged. I was wondering if all your photos uploaded to JungleDragon were taken in the USA? If this is the case, they can be linked automatically. Posted 4 years ago

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The ostrich or common ostrich is either one or two species of large flightless birds native to Africa, the only living member of the genus ''Struthio'', which is in the ratite family. Some analyses indicate that the Somali ostrich may be better considered a full species separate from the Common Ostrich, but most taxonomists consider it to be a subspecies.

The ostrich shares the order Struthioniformes with the kiwis, emus, rheas and cassowaries. However, phylogenetic studies have shown.. more

Similar species: Ostriches
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Uploaded Mar 13, 2014.