The Habitat Views video considers ways of looking at dioramas today, and documents the creation of several new displays. Take a look over on our YouTube Channel >
Our diorama halls are just one place where teachers and chaperones can meet State Standards! To download easy-to-use field trip guides that are aligned with Standards.
Male ostriches are between 6 and 9 feet tall and weigh up to 340 lbs. Females are shorter and lighter. The legs and neck of male Masai and North African Ostriches are red during the mating season; those of the Somali Ostrich are blue.
Ostrich eyes are larger than those of any other land animal. Ostriches can run at speeds of up to 40 mph.
Plains‚ open thorn bush country and deserts
Common within protected reserves
Leaves‚ shoots‚ insects and small vertebrates
Further information about this animal may be found on the Animal Diversity Web page for Ostrich.