What is another word for ratitae?

3 synonyms found


[ ɹˈatɪtˌiː], [ ɹˈatɪtˌiː], [ ɹ_ˈa_t_ɪ_t_ˌiː]

Ratitae is a group of flightless birds including ostriches, emus, cassowaries, kiwis, rheas, and the extinct moas. The term "ratitae" comes from the Latin word "ratis" meaning raft, which refers to the flat breastbone of these birds. There are several synonyms for the word "ratitae", including "struthioniformes" (ostrich-like), "casuariiformes" (cassowary-like), "apteryges" (without wings), and "palapterygiformes" (shovel-billed bird). The term "ratites" is also used interchangeably with "ratitae". Although these birds cannot fly, they are adapted for life on the ground and have unique physical characteristics such as strong legs and large, muscular stomachs.

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Do rats bite?

Rats are insectivores, so there is a good chance that they would bite if threatened. Rats typically have sharp teeth and their jaws are powerful. They can bite hard and fast. If a rat bites you, it can cause pain and a puncture wound.

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