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  • Delhi Zoo Director Sonali Ghosh stated, “Interestingly, the ostrich we have got from Chandigarh zoo belongs to the same clutch of eggs we have here. There were not enough female ostrich. Now we have to find female ostrich for them. Covid-19 has slowed down the entire process, but we will do it.”

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UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2021 03:55 PM IST

After getting a male ostrich from Chandigarh zoo on Wednesday, Delhi zoo is planning to get a female ostrich from the Southern a part of India.

Delhi Zoo Director Sonali Ghosh stated, “Interestingly, the ostrich we have got from Chandigarh zoo belongs to the same clutch of eggs we have here. There were not enough female ostrich. Now we have to find female ostrich for them. Covid-19 has slowed down the entire process, but we will do it.”

“However, the new ostrich is under quarantine period at present, so the visitors will not be able to see it for a while,” the director added.

On September 22, the male ostrich from Chandigarh’s Chhatbir zoo was shifted to Delhi.

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According to a examine performed by scientists CCMB, IIT Rookie, the flightless chook ostrich is native to Africa, nonetheless, the examine claimed that it inhabited India about 25,000 years in the past.

Over the final 200 years, the wild frequent ostrich inhabitants has declined drastically. Ostriches do properly in captivity and should reside up to 50 years each out and in of the wild reserves. 

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