OSTRICH


Struthio camelus

Ostrich is the world largest and heaviest living bird which is flightless. Unlike all other living birds, Ostrich excrete faces separately from urine. Patna zoo has one male and one female Ostrich.

Patna Zoo has breeding population of Emu. Patna Zoo received a female Emu from Ahmedabad Zoo in the year 1992 to pair its male one and which lead to breeding. At present Patna Zoo has four Emus. Patna zoo has one male and one female Ostrich.

FOOD HABITAT AT PATNA ZOO

  • Banana, Wheat, Bajra, Gram, Moong, Maize, Poultry feed, Bread (Roti), Onion, Garlic.
  • Per bird per day.
  • It is standard diet and it varies with season to season.

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