Arabian Ostrich
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Arabian Ostrich painting from The Book of Animals by al-Jahiz. Syria, 14th century.
Common Name middle eastern ostrich
Range Arabian Peninsula and in the Near East.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Struthioniformes
Family Struthionidae
Genus Struthio
Species S. camelus
Conservation Status

The Arabian Ostrich or Middle Eastern Ostrich (Struthio camelus syriacus) is an extinct subspecies of the ostrich which once lived on the Arabian Peninsula and in the Near East.

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