Emu

The Emu is a large flightless bird. It is found only in Australia.

It is the second largest bird in the world (the ostrich is bigger). It is as tall as a man.

It has a long neck and small head and very long legs. It can run very fast and can also swim.

The male emu incubates the eggs and takes care of the chicks once they are hatched.

It is a very curious animal and will come to explore what's going on.

It normally lives in large flocks in grass plains and open forests.

It eats grass, insects, fruit and seeds.

 

Emu Hatching Eggs

Emu Walking


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