Emu
Emus have long soft brown and grey feathers.
They have long strong legs.
Emus can use their powerful legs to run very fast. splash.abc.net.au ABC Education has 5000+ educational games, videos and teaching resources for schools and students. Free Primary and Secondary resources covering history, science, English, maths and more
They have tiny wings and they can't fly! These tiny wings help them balance when they run.
They have a small black head and a long strong beak. upload.wikimedia.org
They can use their strong claws to kick or scratch any predators. Having only three toes helps Emus run fast! farm4.staticflickr.com
They need to eat insects (grasshoppers & caterpillars), grass, leaves and some fruit. www.youtube.com Baby emu chick foraging at Wilpena in the Flinders Ranges National Park.
They can create a big nest using bark, sticks, grass and leaves. They build their nests in rocks or thick grass to keep the eggs hidden from predators. www.backyardchickens.com
They need to live in grasslands, woodlands or the bush. www.youtube.com The Emu is a large flightless bird. They stand to be 1.5 to 2 metres tall, and on average weight 36 kilograms. They have 3 toes, and long legs which allows t...

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