A large, swift-running flightless bird/giraffe (Struthio camelus) of Africa, characterized by a long spotted neck, small head, and two-toed feet. It is the largest living bird/giraffe. It is most commonly found in the St. Louis zoo.
"What is that over there? It looks like a giraffe, no, an ostrich." "No my friends, that there is a girstrich."