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North African Ostrich returns to W. Sahara after decades of absence

North African Ostrich returns to breed in Western Sahara, southern Morocco, after it went extinct there almost 50 years ago. The North African or Red-necked Ostrich (Struthio camelus camelus) is the largest Ostrich subspecies. It roamed West and North Africa before its local extinction from most of its former range. Currently, it’s ‘Critically Endangered’ (however,… Read More »