Published on September 17, 2007
OstrichBy Peyton Chaplick: Ostrich By Peyton Chaplick Habitat grasslands Climate hot and dry Vegetation trees, bushes, grass Shelter Make a hole in the dirt Surface feature tall grass Slide2: Behaviors Physical Features Diet Quiz Ostrich Interesting Facts Diet: Diet The ostrich is mostly vegetarian, but it also eats meat like lizards. Ostriches do not need water because they make water in their body. Ostriches do not scavenge. Behaviors: Behaviors The ostrich fluffs its feathers when it’s mad. The mother ostrich protects its young by chasing predators away. The baby ostrich stays with its parents for protection. Physical Features: Physical Features It kicks a predator to protect itself. Ostriches have long feathers on their wings and tail. The ostrich can run 40 miles per hour. The ostrich’s kick is deadly. The reason is if it kicks you in the jaw it will break. Interesting Fact: Interesting Fact The ostrich can run 40 miles per hour. Quiz: Quiz Where do they get their food? How do they protect themselves from predators? How fast can an ostrich run?