Gallery description : emu animal pictures

Emu is a bird that usually inhabits open grasslands with bushes close to water. It has a feathers skin type. The diet is omnivore. The maximum speed it can reach is 40km/h (25mph). The average weight is 18kg - 60kg (40lbs - 132lbs). These birds usually live 12 - 20 years.

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