Image# M080 - Mature Ostrich
The female ostrich, on the left, is lighter in colour than her mate. They are both 13 years old. Ostrich adults can reach weights of up to 400 lbs and can be up to 9 feet tall. There are three breeds of ostrich - Blacks, Blues and Reds. The Reds are the largest breed, but the Blacks are the most common.