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Emu

Dromaius novaehollandiae

Description:

Tall flightless birds native to Australia. Emus have only three toes, which is an adaption for running. The plumage has unique adaptions to absorb solar radiation that prevent the bird from overheating. Emus have good eyesight and hearing, which allows them to detect threats at some distance.

Habitat:

Spotted at the Woodland Park Zoo.


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1 Comment

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 7 months ago

He's a long way from home. Cool haircut too :)

Brian38
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Brian38

Seattle, Washington, USA

Lat: 47.67, Long: -122.35

Spotted on Mar 23, 2019
Submitted on Mar 31, 2019

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