Does an ostrich bury its head in the sand?

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Actually, after a 80-year study was conducted on the proverbial ostrich, not one ostrich stuck their head in the ground. This is most likely a myth derived from animal's defense mechanisms, but is not factual. No they do not they lay their head and neck along the ground. According to 1 vs 100 they do it to look for water.
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Why do ostriches stick there head in the sand?

Answer 1: yes when they sleep Answer 2: Answer #1 is a myth. Ostriches have never been documented to ever stick their heads in the sand either when sleeping or when f

Why does an ostrich bury its head?

Ostriches DO NOT bury their heads in the sand. This is a myth. From a distance it may have since the Colonial era have looked like that's what they are doing, when the males o

Do Ostriches really stick their heads in sand?

The story that ostriches will stick their heads in the sand when they are frightened is a prevalent one. The idea is that the ostrich will feel perfectly safe and believe that

Why do ostriches stick their heads in sand?

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Do ostriches bury their head in the sand?

No. This is a myth.

What is the meaning to 'bury your head in the sand'?

It means to ignore something, even when that something could be dangerous to the person in question or to those on whom he/she bears responsibility. The imagery comes from th

Why does an ostrich stick it head in the sand?

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