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Nguni, Addo Elephant Park, Eastern Cape
Make Canon EOS 7D
Deutsch Strauß Dutch Struisvogel
Most South African ostriches descend from captive stock, grown for the feather trade, by interbreeding S.c. australis with S.c. camelus and the now extinct S.c. syriacus. The only genuine wild common ostrich in s Africa, S. camelus australis, occurs in northern Namibia and the Kalahari.
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