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Ostrich mating behavior

Struthio camelus

Description:

During breeding season, the legs and neck of the male ostrich turn bright pink. He displays for the female(s) prior to breeding and will fight for the right to maintain a harem. Harems of up to 7 are formed and females lay eggs in a communal nest

Habitat:

serengeti

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KarenSaxton
Spotted by
KarenSaxton

Mara, Tanzania

Spotted on Dec 20, 2017
Submitted on Apr 7, 2020

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