Do emus have teeth?

Answer Emus do not have teeth, therefore when they swallow food, they will also swallow rocks to help grind up the food. The food and rocks both go into the emus' gizzard where it is ground up and then di... Read More »

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What Are Emus Predators?

Emus are one of the largest bird species on earth, second only to ostriches. They grow up to 6 feet tall and can weigh as much as 140 pounds. At this size, emus have few predators. They are most vu... Read More »

How do I farm emus?

An emu is part of the ratite family of birds, which also includes the kiwi, ostrich, cassowary and rhea. They live for about 30 years, laying eggs every three to five days. Most emu farmers handle ... Read More »

How fast can emus run?

Emus are large flightless birds that can run up to 30 miles per hour; in fact, the scientific name Dromaius novaehollandiae means "swift-footed New Hollander." Emus have three forward facing toes, ... Read More »

How do emus protect themselves?

The emu, a smaller, more petite relative of the ostrich, is a member of the ratite family of flightless birds, and is Australia's largest native bird. The emu's main defense mechanisms are its long... Read More »