EMU (dromaius novaehollandiae)

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(dromaius novaehollandiae)


UICN:not at risk

CITES: not at risk

         KINGDOM: Animalia.
         PHYLUM: Chordata.
         CLASS: Aves.                                         
         ORDER: Struthioniformes.
         FAMILY: Casuariidae.  
         GENUS: Dromarius.
         DISTRIBUTION: Australia.
         HABITAT: FIELDS. 
         HEIGHT: 1’5 – 2 m.
         HEIGHT OF BACK: 1 – 1’3 m.
         WEIGHT: 30 – 60 kg.
         INCUBATION: 52 - 56 Days.   
         LAY: 10-20.
         LIFE: 10-20

   The second biggest bird.

   They live in herds of 5 but others join when looking for food.

   All the females lay dark green eggs but the male is in charge of incubating them and looking after them for their first six months.    

    They have 3 fingers on each paw.