oa Madoqua - Voedselinname van volstruise in die Namib-Naukluftpark, Suidwes- Afrika

Volume 12, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1011-5498



The food intake of eight ostriches in the Namib-Naukluft Park, South West Africa, was determined through the analysis of stomach contents. Additional data were obtained by direct field observation of two hand-reared individuals. According to this the ostrich is an opportunistic feeder which utilises a wide variety of plant species.

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