Common name: Emu
Scientific name: Domaius novaehollandiae
Emus live in most habitats across Australia, but tend to avoid heavily populated areas.
Emus eat plants, grasshoppers, crickets, ladybugs, caterpillars and other insects.
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Emus are one of the largest birds in the world standing at almost 2 meters tall. Despite being flightless birds, they can run up to 50km/h and are capable of jumping over 2 meters in the air. They eat small pebbles and stones to help them digest plant material.
Did you know that the number of eggs laid depends on the amount of rainfall?!