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Ostrich Family Run An Ostrich hen runs down a dirt road with her flock of chicks following.  Both Ostrich parents will care for the young, and defend them from enemies such as Jackals (canine predator) and Eagles.   Africa,Geotagged,Namibia,adorable,beautiful,chicks,color,cute,fantastic,free,funny,humor,magnificent,ostrich,run,wild,wildlife Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

Ostrich Family Run

An Ostrich hen runs down a dirt road with her flock of chicks following. Both Ostrich parents will care for the young, and defend them from enemies such as Jackals (canine predator) and Eagles.

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  1. Very entertaining shot, they are so vulnerable in this part of their life. Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thanks a lot Ferdy. Yeah, not the best photograph in the world, but it represents the family ties and adorable young that entertain. 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 Jan 3, 2015. Captured Dec 12, 2014 08:08 in D2845, Namibia.
  • Canon EOS REBEL T2i
  • f/8.0
  • 1/166s
  • ISO100
  • 289mm