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emu

(ē'mū),
Abbreviation for electromagnetic unit.
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The emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae) is a large flightless bird that is native to Australia and second only in size to the ostrich (Struthio camelus) of Africa (Hindwood, 1966; Serventy and Curry, 1985).
Contudo, em emus (Dromaius novaehollandiae), o investimento parental no tamanho do ovo possui uma clara relacao com o tamanho dos filhotes ao nascerem (DZIALOWSKI & SOTHERLAND, 2004).
The diverse mosaics that result from regular fire disturbance in arid Australia often attract bustard (Eupodotis australis), emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae), euro kangaroo (Macropus robustus), and plains kangaroo (Macropus rufa).
Most animals used to be considered as a food source, but hunting is now mainly limited to the red kangaroo (Macropus rufus), the Australian bustard (Ardeotis australis), the emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae), and rabbits.
The goal of this study was to determine the most common causes of mortality in ostriches (Struthio camelus), emus (Dromaius novaehollandiae), and American rheas (Rhea americana), in order to highlight common causes of mortality, as well as the influence of age, gender, and rearing methods on mortality.