Temporal range: early Pliocene–Pleistocene Early Pliocene to Pleistocene
In China, ostriches are known to have become extinct only around or even after the end of the last ice age; images of ostriches have been found there on prehistoric pottery and as petroglyphs indicating that they were around at the same time as humans first reached China.
- ^ Sharpe, R. Bowdler (1899)
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