Ostriches are grossly underneath appreciated. They’ve a variety of redeeming options. Nice plumage and massive thighs for instance, thighs that make nice drumsticks. In keeping with the Paleolithic food regimen, which I'm presently following, they’re on the prime of the meat record – that is the important thing record within the food regimen. Truly that could be turkeys however I feel it’s a honest extrapolation. Ostriches additionally produce superior eggs though I've by no means tasted one. The youngest in our home went on a area journey to South Africa and stated Ostrich egg is massive and tastes like egg – simply heaps extra of it.
I stop to say the appalling and gross behavior Ostriches have, though I can see from an evolutionary viewpoint it might make sense to recycle your pooh if first time spherical you didn’t extract the final ounce of diet. No, what to my thoughts is probably the most redeeming characteristic of ostriches is their behavior of sticking their head within the sand. That is very helpful when the financial local weather is so dreadful. And there may be additionally a facet good thing about not listening to the radio presenters, particularly the finance specialists, discuss so enthusiastically concerning the newest inventory market crash. By the point you’ve wriggled your head freed from the sand the dangerous local weather can have handed by and you may take pleasure in golden solar gentle. Sure, ostriches have it proper all alongside.
Apology: We’re all the time instructed that sticking your head within the sand like an ostrich is a foul factor, however the level I need to make is that there are occasions when it may be helpful. When all about you’re shedding their heads, Kipling stated in related vein, and so forth, so placing your head within the sand will be calming amidst turmoil. I padded the piece with every thing I find out about Ostriches, which isn’t very a lot, since it’s quick. Oh sure yet one more factor, keep away from investing in ostrich farms, I collect they haven’t finished too nicely. On the time of writing (October 2008) investing in something is simply as dangerous. See my forthcoming guide overview of "The place are the shoppers' yachts?"