This bird is best known for its hability to run at high speeds.
When hunting or escaping, they can reach up to 85 km/hr. It's head and beak is covered with a thik layer of scales that keeps it isolated from the hot Savanna weather.
The speed bird generally ranges in size from 90cm to 110cm from tail to beak. The average weight is about 2 to 2.5 kg. Their diet consists mostly of plants, instects and small animals.