Large flightless bird that is also the fastest two legged animal in the world. The ostrich has excellent eyesight and hearing making it alert to predators such as lions from far away. It can sprint at up to 70 km/h making it very difficult for predators to catch and can also maintain an average speed of 50 km/h over long endurance runs. The ostrich legs are a powerful weapon and they can cause serious injury and death with their forward kicks.