1. a large, two-toed, swift-footed flightless bird, Struthio camelus, indigenous to Africa and Arabia, domesticated for its plumage: the largest of living birds.
2. according to National Geographics: The flightless ostrich is the world's largest bird. They roam African savanna and desert lands and get most of their water from the plants they eat.
3. a person who attempts to ignore unpleasant facts or situations..
Please circulate this final essay in the 7-part series whose subtext theme is 'Why ostriches are very happy creatures....' to those whom you care about. You can get these essays by clicking on the ostrich (mirror), and the head in sand (mirror) images above. Compliments of Zahir Ebrahim. Project Humanbeingsfirst.org