Gallery description : average weight of an ostrich

These birds usually live 50 - 70 years. The average weight of the ostrich is 63kg - 130kg (140lbs - 290lbs). The top speed it is able to reach is 74km/h (42mph). Ostrich is a bird that lives in desert and savanna areas. It has a feathers skin type. It has 1.5m - 2m (4.9ft - 6.5ft) wing span. The preferred food type is omnivore.

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Facts about ostrichs
NameOstrich
Average Clutch Size1
Scientific NameStruthio camelus
KingdomAnimalia
Life Span50 - 70 years
OrderStruthioniformes
TypeBird
LifestyleHerd
DietOmnivore
ClassAves
GenusStruthio
PredatorsHyena, lion, cheetah
Skin TypeFeathers
FamilyStruthionidae
ColourBrown, black, grey, white, pink
HabitatDesert and savanna areas
Main PreyGrass, roots, seeds, flowers
Conservation StatusLeast concern
PhylumChordata
Size (H)1.8m - 2.7m (6ft - 9ft)
Distinctive FeaturesSmall wings and long neck and legs
Weight63kg - 130kg (140lbs - 290lbs)
Wing Span1.5m - 2m (4.9ft - 6.5ft)
Top Speed74km/h (42mph)
Image Details
Description Average weight of an ostrich. Meet a feathery fellow at the Ostrich Farm
Width 1140 pixels
Heigh 720 pixels
File type JPG
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