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What are ratites?

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What are ratites?
posted May 23, 2020 by Ritika

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A kind of bird
Ratites is the collective name for the flightless ostrich, emu, rhea, cassowary, kiwi and the extinct moa and elephant bird. A ratite is any bird whose sternum (breastbone) is smooth, or raftlike, because it lacks a keel to which flight muscles could be anchored.

answer May 24, 2020 by Rajni