Emus

By: Mia Hall

How many legs do emus have?

Emus have 2 long legs.

What does an emus skin covering look like?

Emus have feathers covering their skin.

What do emus eat?

Emus eat flowers, fruits, seeds, shoots, large insects (caterpillars are a favorite), lizards, and small rodents. They also swallow large pebbles to grind up food in their gizzards.

How do emus move?

Emus cannot fly but they are fast runners - up to 48 km per hour. Surprisingly, they are also strong swimmers.

Where do emus live?

Emus live in the woods, scrubland, grassland and desert areas,

Interesting fact....

Some scientists consider emus to be living dinosaurs because their bones and joints are similar to dinosaurs.