The common ostrich (Struthio camelus), or simply ostrich, is a species of flightless bird native to certain large areas of Africa
The common ostrich is the largest living bird and also the heaviest. Males stand 2.1 to 2.75 m (6 ft 11 in to 9 ft 0 in) tall and weigh 100 to 130 kilograms (220–290 lb)