4 edition of Ostrich found in the catalog.
JoseМЃ Luis GarciМЃa SaМЃnchez
Brief text and illustrations introduce some essential facts about the physical characteristics and habits of the ostrich.
Translation of: Avestruz.
|Statement||by José Luis García Sánchez and Miguel Angel Pacheco ; illustrations by Nella Bosnia.|
|Contributions||Pacheco, Miguel Angel., Bosnia, Nella, ill.|
|LC Classifications||QL696.S9 G3713 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination|| p. :|
|Number of Pages||20|
|LC Control Number||83082268|
In Ostrich, Edgar Williams provides a singular, comprehensive insight into the natural history, behavior, and habitat of this monumental bird. Williams describes how the demand for ostrich feathers was so great during the Victorian era that vast fortunes were made from ostrich farming, particularly in South Africa and the United States. This book is the first wide-ranging volume to address this phenomenon and review the current scientific literature on ostrich biology, production, and health. It is written by leading authors from Europe, the United States, Israel, and South Africa, and its topics range from the anatomy, biochemistry, and physiology of the ostrich to diseases.
Growing up Ostrich: An ostrich chick is introduced to its somewhat dry savannah home in Southern Africa when the chick breaks out of it’s 5x7 inch egg. The eggs weigh approx. 3 lbs. Only 10% of eggs hatch. The chick’s first lesson outside the egg is how to find and eat food and is taught by the rooster. An action packed and informative wildlife series for kids featuring two adorable aliens, Ed and Eppa, who come to Earth to explore. Eppa knows lots about the Earth's wildlife and decided to bring.
Book Now You can buy tour tickets for a Safari tour upon arrival at the Curacao Ostrich Farm in the Souvenir shop. However, if you don’t want to wait in line for purchasing a ticket and want to be sure everything is already taken care of you can buy your tickets easily online. Ostrich feathers are said to be worth from 8 to 15 a pound; but, beautiful and valuable as they are, they are hardly like the plumage of a bird, and are not so used for flight; on the contrary, the ostrich runs like a quadruped, it is stated at the rate sometimes of fifty or sixty miles an hour.
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Independent readers should be able to read this book with ease, but it would be a fun read and discuss book in the homeschool or classroom setting. There is a photographic "quiz" that students can work on independently. In the back of the book is an index, a glossary, some Fun Facts, and additional recommended book and website resources to explore.5/5(1).
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An ostrich's powerful, long legs can cover 10 to 16 feet in a single stride. These legs can also be formidable weapons. Ostrich kicks can kill a human or a potential predator like a lion.
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Once upon a time on a warm summer day, a mother ostrich lays her eggs. She lived in a large zoo full of animals small and large. When she looked down. The ostrich is the tallest and the heaviest of all birds. While the huge ostrich is a bird, it does not fly. Instead it runs.
One stride can cover up to 16 feet ( meters)—about the length of a mid-size family car. The bird is speedy, too. It can run just over 40 miles (64 kilometers) an hour for a short distance, and can keep up a speed of more than 30 miles (48 kilometers) an hour over.
In Ostrich Farming" (Important) I understand that this is an electronic book (e-book) that is downloaded and delivered in PDF format not by mail.
It can be read or printed out from any computer that has adobe reader or from your Iphone and Ipad (immediately after payment). The Ostrich Paradox is a must-read, whether you are protecting the nation or your own family.” — Michael Chertoff, Former United States Secretary of Homeland Security “ The Ostrich Paradox is an essential, sobering read for anyone interested in assessing and.
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It did not disappoint me. I thought this was a great read, particularly Read More. Write your own review. Ostrich and the 'Roo book. Read 85 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.
Ranger and crypto containment specialist Jaxon Jones has seen /5. The Ostrich and Other Lost Things is full of memorable characters, riveting moments, and surprising turns that add up to a very heartwarming and magical read. I loved it!”–Dana Middleton, author of The Infinity Year of Avalon James “A brave beautiful story.
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Ostriches usually weigh from 63 to kilograms (– lb), with exceptional male Ostriches weighing up to kilograms ( lb). The feathers of adult males are mostly black, with white primaries and a white tail. However, the tail of one subspecies is buff. Females and young males are greyish-brown .