Interesting facts about Ostriches

The ostrich is the biggest bird in the world! Fully -grown ostriches can weigh up to 180kg. The average height of an adult ostrich is about 2,2 to 2,5 metres.  The average weight of an adult ostrich is about 140kg.                                                                                                      flock of Zimbabwean Blue Ostriches The South African Black Ostrich which is a different…

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Ostriches in Africa

  Today the ostrich is considered to be an African animal although the earliest evidence of their existence through archaeological findings dates back to over 50 million years ago in modern-day Mongolia. Please see the map below for a breakdown of the different sub-species of ostrich distribution.   There were historically 4 main groups of…

Safari Ostrich Farm Cares

Safari Ostrich Farm, established in 1956,  is a working commercial ostrich farm and also an European Union approved export farm ; we have until recently allowed some visitors (under strict adherence to our rules and regulations) the opportunity to sit on a ostrich for a photo or those who weighed less than 60kg the chance…