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BIRDS - RATITES

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ANIMAL FACTS - Ratites

Emus are nomadic or migratory and seek the growth of lush vegetation after the rain. They can travel hundreds of kilometers in any one season.

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The Ratite family includes flightless birds with a flat, keelless breastbone (the keel is where the flight muscles connect). Most of their muscle is in their legs and thighs. There are only five species around the world. Cassowary, Emu, Ostrich, Rhea and Kiwi.

Our Sub-Species

Cassowary

Brett with Beepa
Our Amazing Cassowary(s) are currently on display

Cassowary(s) Profiles

Stomp Babinda Beepa Rocky

Emu

Eddie
Our Amazing Emu(s) are currently on display

Emu(s) Profiles

Eddie Eric