Dog Breed Info Center(R) DBIC

Emu

Birds in the Wild

Emu poking its head through a fence

Emus have very different nesting habits from other birds. The male emu builds the nest and sits on the eggs. When the eggs hatch, the male cares for the chicks. Sometimes they even drive their mothers away to protect them.

Emu walking fence line
Emu digging along the fence line

Birds in the Wild