Ostrich: World’s Tallest Bird

Height: 2.75 metres (about 9 feet)  Weight: 63 – 140 kg Wingspan: 2 m


World’s Tallest Bird: If you’re looking to discover the tallest bird in the world, you should start with the ostrich. The ostrich is a flightless bird native to large parts of Africa. It is the tallest living bird species and one of only two species of ostriches. This bird belongs to the ratite order of birds.


Ostrich: World's Tallest Bird
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The ostrich is the world’s tallest bird, and it lives in Africa’s savanna and deserts. The bird is not only the tallest in the world, but it’s also incredibly strong and fast. It can run up to 43 miles per hour and can cover up to 16 feet in a single stride. Ostriches also have very sharp claws on each of their two toed feet, which can be deadly if they strike you.

The Ostrich is the largest bird in the world and has the biggest eggs of any bird. This animal also has the fastest legs of any two-legged animal. It can stand as tall as 9 feet tall and weigh up to 330 pounds. The Ostrich has the biggest eyes of any land animal, with a diameter of 2 inches. This large eye size allows it to see predators from a distance. Ostriches lay the biggest eggs of any bird, and an egg from an adult male weighs an average of three pounds, or equivalent to about twenty-four large chicken eggs.

Emperor penguin

Height: 1.1 – 1.3 m Weight: up to Weight Wingspan: 76 to 89 cm


The Emperor penguin is the tallest bird in the world (1.2m) and its weight ranges from 22 to 45 kilograms (49 to 99 lb). The male weighs more than the female. During breeding season, both sexes lose weight, especially the male, who loses up to 12 kilograms while incubating the egg.


Emperor penguin
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Emperor penguins live in Antarctica. They are black and orange in color. Juveniles have light gray feathers and downy feathers. The rest of their body is black. They can dive up to five miles into the water and stay under for up to 20 minutes.

Emperor penguins have unique adaptations to survive in freezing conditions. They can survive temperatures as low as -50degC. Their waterproofing feathers and good fat reserves help them survive the cold. They also have smaller beaks and flippers. Their legs and ankles are also adorned with feathers. In the winter, they feed on fish, krill, and squid.

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