Struthioniformes

Known as: Ostriches 
An order of flightless birds comprising the ostriches, which naturally inhabit open, low rainfall areas of Africa.
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2014
Highly Cited
2014
The evolution of the ratite birds has been widely attributed to vicariant speciation, driven by the Cretaceous breakup of the… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Twenty-nine distinct epizootics of high-pathogenicity avian influenza (HPAI) have occurred since 1959. The H5N1 HPAI panzootic… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Between December 2003 and January 2004 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 infections of poultry were declared in China… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Eighty-four staphylococcal isolates were obtained from milk samples from cows, sheep, goats, and buffalo with subclinical… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
It has been argued that minimization of metabolic-energy costs is a primary determinant of gait selection in terrestrial animals… (More)
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2004
2004
Browsing by large vertebrates has been a major force in the evolution of terrestrial plants but Holocene extinctions of the… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Information on the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of anti-inflammatory drugs in birds is scarce. Choice of drug and of… (More)
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2003
2003
ABSTR•C?.--Allometry, the study of the consequences of body size on form and function, has been a powerful investigative tool in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Birds are difficult to sex. Nestlings rarely show sex-linked morphology and we estimate that adult females appear identical to… (More)
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1980
Highly Cited
1980
Wild ostriches were observed while feeding alone or in groups of up to four birds, and their vigilance (proportion of time with… (More)
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