Ostrich Farming Article, 1906

This is random, I know, but… it’s a holiday?

I came across this article on ostrich farming in a National Geographic from 1906. A few highlights:

Genetic bottleneck alert.

Rather a leap from five days to five months!

Narrator: Ostriches can not live without water. They do not live 100 years.

Ok but how are they with a sledge?

Source: Anon. (1906, October). Ostrich farming in the United States. The National Geographic Magazine, pp. 569-574

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