Ostrich

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ostrich : a swift-footed 2-toed flightless ratite bird (Struthio camelus) of Africa that is the largest of existing birds and often weighs 300 pounds (140 kilograms) — Merriam-Webster   See also   OneLook

Encyclopedia

Ostriches are a family, Struthionidae, of flightless birds. Ostriches first appeared during the Miocene epoch, though various Paleocene, Eocene and Oligocene fossils may also belong to the family. Ostriches are classified in the ratite group of birds, all extant species of which are flightless, including the kiwis, emus, and rheas. Traditionally the order Struthioniformes contained all the ratites. However, recent genetic analysis has found that the group is not monophyletic, as it is paraphyletic with respect to the tinamous, so the ostriches are classified as the only members of the order. There are two extant species of ostrich, the common ostrich and Somali ostrich, both in the genus Struthio, which also contains several species known from Holocene fossils such as the Asian ostrich. The common ostrich is the largest living bird species, and other ostriches are among the largest bird species ever. — Wikipedia

Ostrich (Encyclopædia Britannica)

Ostrich (One Zoom)
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Science

Ornithology is a branch of zoology that concerns the methodological study and consequent knowledge of birds with all that relates to them. A wide range of tools and techniques are used in ornithology, both inside the laboratory and out in the field. Most biologists who consider themselves to be “Ornithologists” study specific categories, such as Anatomy, Taxonomy, or Ecology lifestyles and behaviors. — Wikipedia

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Introduction to Ornithology (Environmental Science)

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Preservation

Library

DDC: 598.52 Ostriches (Library Thing)
Subject: Ostriches (Library Thing)

Subject: Ostriches (Open Library)

LCC: QL 696.C34 Ostriches (UPenn Online Books)
Subject: Ostriches (UPenn Online Books)

LCC: QL 696.C34 Ostriches (Library of Congress)
Subject: Ostriches (Library of Congress)

Subject: Ostriches (WorldCat)

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Occupation

What is an Ornithologist? (Environmental Science)

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists (CareerOneStop, U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration)

Organization

Ornithological Council
American Ornithological Society
National Audubon Society

News

Ornithology (American Ornithological Society)
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Ostriches (EurekaAlert, American Association for the Advancement of Science)
Ostriches (bioRxiv: Preprint Server for Biology, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory)
Ostriches (JSTOR)
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