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Cape of Good Hope, Western Cape
South Africa


Make Canon EOS 7D
Lens Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM   at 240 mm
Exposure 1/1250, f/5.6, ISO 100 
Image size 800 x 534 pixels

IOC Names

Deutsch  Strauß Dutch  Struisvogel
Italian  Struzzo comune Spanish  Avestruz


This ostrich is moving along the coast of the Cape of Good Hope, discovered in 1488 by the Portuguese Bartolomeu Dias.


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Common Ostrich male
Struthio camelus
Autruche d'Afrique