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The Blind Ostrich

September 21st, 2007 by Moti Karmona | מוטי קרמונה · 6 Comments

The Ostrich - IP Discovery Tool

Update (6 Jan. 2008): This post is about anonymous surfing and not about ostriches but due to the emerging Google search traffic looking for ostrich images , I will end this post with few interesting ostrich facts and images… ;)


How to use the kind help of the Google Translate services for Anonymous Surfing?

The Ostrich – IP Discovery Tool @ http://eview.co.il // Will reveal your “true” IP


Google translate service @ http://www.google.com/language_tools


The Blind Ostrich @ http://translate.google.com/translate?u=http%3A%2F%2Feview.co.il&sl=iw&tl=en&hl=en&ie=UTF-8

1+1=3 (!!!) // Notice different IP ;)


Ten most interesting facts about ostriches:

  1. Ostriches are a true dinosaur – Ostriches skeletons and fossils have been found which date back over 120 million years;
  2. The ostrich has the largest eye of any land animal. Its eye measures almost five centimeters across.
  3. The flightless ostrich is the world’s largest bird.
  4. Though they cannot fly, ostriches are fleet, strong runners. They can sprint up to 70 kilometers an hour and run over distance at 50 kilometers an hour.
  5. Ostrich kicks can kill a human
  6. Contrary to popular belief, ostriches do not bury their heads in the sand. The old saw probably originates with one of the bird’s defensive behaviors. At the approach of trouble, ostriches will lie low and press their long necks to the ground in an attempt to become less visible. Their plumage blends well with sandy soil and, from a distance, gives the appearance that they have buried their heads in the sand.
  7. An Ostrich will live to be 50 – 75 years old.
  8. The Ostrich egg will weigh 1.6 kg and is equivalent to 2 dozen chicken eggs.
  9. An Ostrich Hen can lay 40 -100 eggs per year, averaging about 60 eggs per year.
  10. An Ostrich chick grows one foot taller each month until it is 7-8 months old.

Ostrich EscapeOstrich Head in Sand SignOstrich Meat CutsOstrich Head in Sand

Tags: Internet

6 responses so far ↓

  • 1  blah // Sep 13, 2010 at 8:16 pm

    Pretty sure the first image is an emu.


  • 2  Phil // Oct 29, 2010 at 6:43 pm

    One of THE most awesome pictures i have ever seen :) – Any chance there’s a higher res one?

  • 3  Phil // Oct 29, 2010 at 6:44 pm

    the one on the top :)

  • 4  Ostrich Photos | Pafos Photos // Mar 19, 2011 at 4:32 pm

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  • 5  Matt // Mar 20, 2011 at 3:49 am

    It’s an emu. Not an ostrich. :(

  • 6  Moti Karmona | מוטי קרמונה // Mar 20, 2011 at 8:38 am

    @Matt, this is very very true…

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