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emu

(ē'mū),
Abbreviation for electromagnetic unit.
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(b) Maintenance constraint: because of the high cost of EMU, the available EMUs are always scarce.
However, wildlife experts say the emu, which can run as fast as 50kph, is unlikely to use the underpasses.
The most prominent overlaps of diets of emus and native wildlife come from other birds.
A manager at a Wal-Mart Supercentre in West Bend, Wisconsin, fed the emu grapes and apples in an attempt to calm the bird inside the makeshift enclosure.
''It is extremely rare for an emu to be born like this in Ireland.
A little emu chick is a tasty mouthful to a fox, dingo (wild Australian dog), or eagle.
"Refined oil has been on the market at most for about three years," says Montie Morris, plant manager of Emu Producers International Cooperative (EPIC).
"Emu oil is a great skin conditioner," says Jan Smith, director of the Ratite Sexing Service in Massachusetts.
Emus are also being promoted as an environmentally-sound source of protein.
The specific mechanism is unique to emus - the flightless ostriches as well as chickens and zebra finches do not have this gene.
Mr Pruitt said a farmer who already had emus agreed to take the bird.