Kangaroo Island emu

Kangaroo Island emu

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Dromaius novaehollandae baudinianus

The Kangaroo Island emu or dwarf emu is an extinct subspecies of emu. It was restricted to Kangaroo Island, South Australia, which was known as Ile Decrés by the members of the Baudin expedition. It differed from the mainland emu mainly in its smaller size. The species became extinct by about 1827.

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Distribution

Geography

Kangaroo Island emu habitat map

Habits and Lifestyle

Seasonal behavior

Diet and Nutrition

References

1. Kangaroo Island emu Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kangaroo_Island_emu
2. Kangaroo Island emu on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22724449/94867311

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