Latin Name: Dromaius novahollandiae (fast footed)

Native to: Australia

Social Behavior: Social

Weight: 80-100 lbs

Diet: Om; Seeds, shoots, fruit, bugs, small mammals, droppings

Mating Season: April-November

Incubation: 2 months

Clutch: 5-15  

Active: Diurnal 

Sexually Dimorphic: Yes, Females larger

Notes: 2nd largest bird in the world

Can run up to 50miles/hr

Range of vocalizations include booming from inflatable neck sac

Males incubate eggs alone

Young are cared for 5-7 mnths by parents

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