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Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Wonderfully Wild Wednesday: Ostrich legs

Posted by: Rebecca Whitham, Communications



Baby, we were born to ruuuuuuuuun.


The ostrich may be flightless but with thick, powerful legs (seen in full glory here as the ostrich displays), it’s built for running over great distances with ease and getting up to speeds of 40+ miles per hour.

Photo by Dennis Dow/WPZ

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