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Emu

Australia·Bird

The second largest living bird, emus are found almost across the entire continent of Australia. An inflatable neck sack allows the birds to communicate with sounds that can carry over a mile. The bird is named after the call it makes, which sounds like “e-moo.”

  • Emu
  • Conservation StatusLeast Concern
  • Life span5-20 years
  • Body size4.9-6.2 ft. tall
  • Native habitat Grasslands, savannahs, and deserts of Australia
  • DietSeeds, flowers, fruits, insects, and small vertebrates
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