Scientific name: Struthio camelus
Family name: Struthionidae
Group Name: Flock or Troop
IUCN status: Least Concern
Lifespan: 40-50 years
Weight: 63 – 145kg
Body length: 170-280cm
Top speed: 45mph
Diet: Ominivore: Mainly buds, leaves, seeds and flowers. Sometimes lizards, grasshoppers and animal remains that carnivorous predators have left.
Habitat: Semi-arid plains, from savanna to desert, as well as areas of open woodland.
Range: Throughout Africa (used to roam Asia and the Arabian peninsula but have been hunted to extinction in these areas).