EMU THE FLIGHTLESS BIRD BY Sam Cragin
Introduction • Species: Novaenollandiae • What it looks like: 5.7 110-120lb wings are 1/10 of its body brown when molted. • Lifespan: 5-10 years
Behavioral Adaptation The emu can ran very fast when it see’s a delicious meal it can reach 40 mph. The emu is a great swimmer because of its long legs and big body.
Physical Adaptation • The emu has 3 tow’s for walking on uneven terrain. Scientist’s us there 3 tows to tell if it’s a ostrich because the ostrich has 2 tows. The emu also has a hard beak for eating hard stuff.
Baby’sandhowtheygrow • The mom and dad breed May through August. The male emu does not sit on the eggs till 5 to 9 eggs are laid. The emu nest is shallow and is made with leave’s by a bush. The female looses 10 to 20 pounds when she lays the eggs.
Habitat • The emu habitat is in Australia on grassy plain’s and dry open forest’s. • The climate is warm, dry, and sunny.
Diet • The emu needs water daily and it will eat any vegetation it can find. It will also eat bugs. It will go crazy about caterpillars. • It is a omnivore a omnivore is a animal that eats meat and plants Caterpillar Yum!!!!!!!
Funny facts THE SKIN CHANGES TO THE TIME OF YEAR, ITS SUROUNDINGS, AND BIRDS AROUND IT! THE EMU HAS LIVED FOR MORE THEN 80 YEARS AGO! 2ND LARGEST BIRD!