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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Where Do Ostriches Live In Africa?

African Ostrich

Amazing African Ostrich

The ostrich is the largest and heaviest living bird.

The ostrich is native to Africa and are the largest birds in the world. Ostriches live in portions of 25 African countries.

The ostrich is native to Africa photo by Jim Bowen
Ostrich is lean and tastes like beef


The ostrich is native to Africa and are the largest birds in the world. When fully grown stand Ostriches stand about 7 to 9 feet tall and can weigh 200 to 400 pounds. 

Female ostriches are brown and gray; males are black with white wings and tail feathers. 

Ostrich is lean and tastes like beef, but contains much less fat. In fact, Ostrich meat is even lower in calories than chicken and turkey. Ostrich meat is sold as steaks, fillet, medallions, roasts and ground meat. 

The most tender meat comes from the thigh or fan. Adult ostriches yield about 80 pounds of red meat, which comes primarily from the upper leg, back and thigh muscles.


Where Do Ostriches Live In Africa?




Where Do Ostriches Live In Africa?
Where Do Ostriches Live In Africa?
Botswana
Burkina Faso
Cameroon
Chad
Djibouti
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Kenya
Lesotho
Mali 
Mauritania
Mozambique, Namibia
Niger
Nigeria
Senegal
Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

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