The discovery, made in the dunes of the island, is the first known complete egg of the King Island emu.
Of the giant prehistoric birds still wandering the planet, two of the top three largest live right here in Australia: the emu and cassowary.
We’ve fallen for this emu’s devotion to his dearly departed mate.
Australia’s biggest birds come with even bigger personalities.
Our spectacular emus take cues from the sky.
The emus inability to fly has finally come in handy.
History & Culture
This veteran craftsman has carved nearly 1000 pictures into emu eggs.
A family of emus wander the dunes of Nambung National Park, Western Australia, on Christmas eve.
A rock painting that appears to be of a bird that went extinct about 40,000 years ago has been discovered in northern Australia.
Science & Environment
Fossilised eggshell from extinct giant birds reveal the oldest DNA traces of Australian fauna ever discovered.