An Ostrich to brighten your Thursday!
Can you see the resemblance too?
This big bird lives at the Wildlife Safari in Winston, Oregon. He spends a good deal of his time standing in the road putting on a show for the passing cars. He opens his mouth wide, chomps at the air, closes his eyes and makes big gulping motions.
I assume he’s begging (demanding?) food. But whatever he’s doing, it’s very bizarre. And a little freaky, although he looks fairly friendly and docile in this shot.
Ostrich’s are known to peck at shiny things, such as wedding rings or human eyes so we left our windows rolled up tight. This photo was shot through the driver’s side glass with my new camera. The camera and I are getting acquainted. It doesn’t yet feel like an…
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