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Ostriches provide clues to Dinosaur movement

An analysis of ostrich movement may help palaeontologists better understand locomotor techniques in bipedal dinosaurs. Scientists have tended to disregard the use of wings in studies of ostrich locomotion, believing they were mainly for display and temperature-control purposes. New, long-term observations of hand-raised ostriches, model calculations and air-stream experiments have

Stone Age engravings found on ostrich shells

Engravings on ostrich shells which date back 60,000 years may be examples of a symbolic communication system among African hunter-gatherers. The unusually large sample of 270 engraved eggshell fragments, mostly excavated over the past several years at Diepkloof Rock Shelter in South Africa, displays two standard design patterns, according