Struthio camelus


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Related to Struthio camelus: Diomedea exulans
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Noun1.Struthio camelus - fast-running African flightless bird with two-toed feetStruthio camelus - fast-running African flightless bird with two-toed feet; largest living bird
flightless bird, ratite, ratite bird - flightless birds having flat breastbones lacking a keel for attachment of flight muscles: ostriches; cassowaries; emus; moas; rheas; kiwis; elephant birds
genus Struthio, Struthio - type genus of the Struthionidae: African ostriches
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The animal struthio camelus, which can grow to nine feet tall, can be trained to successfully herd sheep.
animal struthio camelus, which to nine feet tall, can be trained to herd sheep.
Why, in the world of bird classification, might Passeriformes and Struthio camelus be seen as figurative book-ends?