Gallery description : emu pictures

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

Facts about emus
NameEmu
LifestyleFlock
Top Speed40km/h (25mph)
Average Clutch Size11
Scientific NameDromaius novaehollandiae
KingdomAnimalia
FamilyCasuariidae
Main PreyFruit, seeds, insects, flowers
PredatorsHuman, wild dogs, birds of prey
Life Span12 - 20 years
TypeBird
ColourBlack, grey, brown
GenusDromaius
ClassAves
Weight18kg - 60kg (40lbs - 132lbs)
Distinctive FeaturesEnormous body size and large eyes
OrderCasuariiformes
DietOmnivore
Size (H)1.5m - 1.9m (4.9ft - 6.2ft)
Skin TypeFeathers
HabitatOpen grasslands with bushes close to water
PhylumChordata
Conservation StatusLeast concern
Image Details
Description Emu pictures. File:Emu - melbourne zoo.jpg - Wikimedia Commons
Width 973 pixels
Heigh 691 pixels
File type JPG
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