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Up until the mid 20th century, ostriches occurred naturally in southwestern Asia, the Arabian peninsula, and Africa. They have since been hunted to extinction except in sub-Saharan Africa. Huge (stands 2 m tall), terrestrial bird. Males are black and white, females gray brown. Ostriches are currently restricted to drier and sandy regions of central and southern Africa. © The Regents of the University of Michigan and its licensors. Source: Animal Diversity Web.