Habitat: Savanna or scrub forest
Height: 5 to 6'
Weight: 66 to 100 lbs
Average Lifespan: 10 to 20 years
Conservation Status: Least Concern
- They are the second largest bird in the world.
The emu is flightless with wings only 1/10th the length of its body.
Brown in color. After molting, new feathers may appear nearly black, fading to pale brown with age
- They have two sets of eyelids, one for blinking and the other for keeping the dust out!
They will eat a wide variety of plants depending on the season along with beetles, grasshoppers, fruit, crickets, ladybirds, lizards, ants, flowers, berries and grubs