Can an Ostrich Fly?

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An ostrich cannot fly due to its massive size and weight which can weigh up to about136 kilograms. The size of its wing span is small compared to its weight and size hence making flight impossible. However, it has powerful legs that enable it run fast achieving up to 70 kilometres per hour.
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Ostriches cannot fly. They are flightless.
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