Gallery description : emu

Emu (dromaius novaehollandiae) is a bird type animal. It inhabits open grasslands with bushes close to water. The weight of the animal is about 18kg - 60kg (40lbs - 132lbs) and lives for 12 - 20 years. Human, wild dogs, birds of prey are dangerous for emus. See the table below to learn more information.

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Facts about emus
NameEmu
Conservation StatusLeast concern
FamilyCasuariidae
DietOmnivore
PhylumChordata
ColourBlack, grey, brown
Main PreyFruit, seeds, insects, flowers
KingdomAnimalia
Average Clutch Size11
Life Span12 - 20 years
Top Speed40km/h (25mph)
Scientific NameDromaius novaehollandiae
OrderCasuariiformes
HabitatOpen grasslands with bushes close to water
Size (H)1.5m - 1.9m (4.9ft - 6.2ft)
LifestyleFlock
Skin TypeFeathers
GenusDromaius
Weight18kg - 60kg (40lbs - 132lbs)
ClassAves
TypeBird
PredatorsHuman, wild dogs, birds of prey
Distinctive FeaturesEnormous body size and large eyes
Image Details
Description Emu. Description Picture of a emu. Description Emu-wild.jpg
Width 1520 pixels
Heigh 960 pixels
File type JPG
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