Oudshoorn / Little Karoo / South Africa / ** A tourists is riding on the ostrich at the Highgate Ostrich Show Farm. Riding on ostriches has a long tradition, but is criticized for being unethical and cruel. There are several show-farms around Oudshoorn and tourism is an important sector within the ostrich-industry. ** Story about the South African ostrich industry, photographed in the Little Karoo and Oudshoorn. The South African ostrich, also known as the black-necked ostrich or Cape ostrich is a subspecies of the common ostrich endemic to Southern Africa. It can weigh up to 130 kilograms, and is widely used for its meat, eggs and feathers. The Little Karoo region Ostrich industry. 18.02.2018 © Julius Schrank  / Agentur Focus.
60076811 © © Julius Schrank / Agentur Focus
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Oudshoorn / Little Karoo / South Africa / ** A tourists is riding on the ostrich at the Highgate Ostrich Show Farm. Riding on ostriches has a long tradition, but is criticized for being unethical and cruel. There are several show-farms around Oudshoorn and tourism is an important sector within the ostrich-industry. ** Story about the South African ostrich industry, photographed in the Little Karoo and Oudshoorn. The South African ostrich, also known as the black-necked ostrich or Cape ostrich is a subspecies of the common ostrich endemic to Southern Africa. It can weigh up to 130 kilograms, and is widely used for its meat, eggs and feathers. The Little Karoo region Ostrich industry. 18.02.2018 © Julius Schrank / Agentur Focus.