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Struthio camelus (African Ostrich) is a species of birds in the family ostriches. They are listed in cites appendix i. They are found in the palearctic and The Afrotropics. They are diurnal herbivores. Reproduction is dioecious. They have parental care (pair provides care).

  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/CITES_I
  • Definition: Appendix I lists species that are the most endangered among CITES-listed animals and plants. They are threatened with extinction and CITES prohibits international trade in specimens of these species except when the purpose of the import is not commercial, for instance for scientific research. In these exceptional cases, trade may take place provided it is authorized by the granting of both an import permit and an export permit (or re-export certificate). Article VII of the Convention provides for a number of exemptions to this general prohibition.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of African ostrich. View this species on GBIF