In the wild, ostriches have demonstrated top running speeds of more than 40 mph, according to the National Wildlife Federation. The ostrich is the largest bird in the world and relies on its speed in order to outrun pred...
Ostrich eggs are approximately 6 inches in circumference, about 5 inches long and weigh around 3-5 pounds. An ostrich egg is equal to approximately 24 chicken eggs.
Several kinds of wild birds lay white eggs. They include the ostrich, the ruby-throated hummingbird, the white-tailed hawk, Harris' hawk and the kingfisher. Interestingly, two of the birds that lay white eggs are the lar...
In the United States, prospective ostrich farmers must demonstrate the financial capacity for starting an ostrich farm; they should also select eggs and breeding ostriches from reliable breeders and stock appropriate foo...
An ostrich may reach speeds of up to 45 miles per hour and sustain that speed for extended periods of time. This is the fastest land speed of any bird on the planet.
Quarter horses that are bred specifically for running short distances can reach speeds of 50 mph, whereas thoroughbred horses, which are bred for running and not racing speed, can reach speeds of approximately 40 mph. So...
According to the Mountain Lion Foundation, mountain lions, also known as cougars and panthers, can sprint at speeds up to 50 mph. Over longer distances, they are able to maintain a pace of 10 mph.