emu vs ostrich

emu ostrich


  • 1) A large flightless bird native to Australia, Dromaius novaehollandiae.
  • 2) A large, flightless Australian bird (Dromaius novaehollandiae) that has shaggy brown plumage and is raised for its meat, oil, and leather.
  • 3) (Zoöl.) A large Australian bird, of two species (Dromaius Novæ-Hollandiæ and D. irroratus), related to the cassowary and the ostrich. The emu runs swiftly, but is unable to fly.
  • 4) any of various systems of units for measuring electricity and magnetism
  • 5) large Australian flightless bird similar to the ostrich but smaller
  • 6) The specific name of the galeated cassowary of Ceram, in the form emeu.
  • 7) A name erroneously applied to the rhea, or South American ostrich.
  • 8) An Australian wood used for turners' work.
  • 9) A genus of cassowaries.
  • 10) A large Australian three-toed ratite bird of the genus Dromæus (which see), of which there are several species, as D. novæ-hollandiæ, D. ater, and D. irroratus.
  • 11) These birds resemble cassowaries, but belong to a different genus and subfamily, and are easily distinguished by having no casque or helmet on the head, which, with the neck, is more completely feathered. The plumage is sooty-brown or blackish, and very copious, like long curly hair, there being two plumes to the quills, so that each feather seems double. The wings are rudimentary, useless for flight, and concealed in the plumage. The emus are intermediate in size between the cassowaries and the ostriches. The species first named above is the one most commonly seen in confinement.
  • 12) The specific name of the east Australian Dromæus novæ-hollandiæ, in the form emu. Stephens.
  • 13) computing, video games, informal emulator
  • 14) electromagnetic unit.


  • 1) A large flightless bird (Struthio camelus) native to Africa.
  • 2) One who tries to avoid disagreeable situations by refusing to face them.
  • 3) Either of two large, swift-running flightless birds (Struthio camelus or S. molybdophanes) of Africa, characterized by a long bare neck, small head, and two-toed feet. Ostriches are the largest living birds.
  • 4) A rhea.
  • 5) a farm on which ostriches are bred for the sake of their feathers, oil, eggs, etc.
  • 6) the occupation of breeding ostriches for the sake of their feathers, etc.
  • 7) (Zoöl.) A large bird of the genus Struthio, of which Struthio camelus of Africa is the best known species. It has long and very strong legs, adapted for rapid running; only two toes; a long neck, nearly bare of feathers; and short wings incapable of flight. The adult male is about eight feet high.
  • 8) (Bot.) a kind of fern (Onoclea Struthiopteris), the tall fronds of which grow in a circle from the rootstock. It is found in alluvial soil in Europe and North America.
  • 9) fast-running African flightless bird with two-toed feet; largest living bird
  • 10) a person who refuses to face reality or recognize the truth (a reference to the popular notion that the ostrich hides from danger by burying its head in the sand)
  • 11) A very large ratite bird of the genus Struthio.
  • 12) Four species of ostriches are now recognized, the name Struthis camelus being restricted to the northern species that ranges into Arabia. S. molybdophanes is from Somaliland, and S. meridionalis or masaicus from Central Africa. The southern species, S. australis, is the one that has been partially domesticated and is kept in ostrich-farms for the sake of its feathers. The eggs of these species differ quite as much as do the birds themselves, that of S. camelus being quite smooth while the others are more or less deeply pitted.


  • 1) Plus, emu meat has more protein, half the calories, and less fat than beef, but it tastes exactly the same.
  • 2) The emu is often found in bush (e.g. mallee) or woodland.
  • 3) Nevertheless, they saw, though unable to get near them, a couple of those large birds peculiar to Australia, a sort of cassowary, called emu, five feet in height, and with brown plumage, which belong to the tribe of waders.
  • 4) Goldsmith, whose account of the emu is the only one I can refer to, says, “that it is covered from the back and rump with long feathers, which fall backward, and cover the anus; these feathers are grey on the back, and white on the belly.”
  • 5) Other animals: African pygmy goats, miniature zebra, several types of antelope, an emu, a kangaroo and more.
  • 6) The bird, later identified as an emu named Victoria, was friendly and was accustomed to human contact.
  • 7) Goldsmith, whose account of the emu is the only one I can refer to, says, "that it is covered from the back and rump with long feathers, which fall backward, and cover the anus; these feathers are grey on the back, and white on the belly."
  • 8) The emu is a large flightless bird similar to the ostrich; it breeds in the Australian interior but ranges widely in search of food and water.
  • 9) The ostrich is from Africa and is about 25 percent taller than an emu, which is from Australia.
  • 10) ‘Ostriches, emus, cassowaries, rheas, kiwis, moas and elephant birds really are more closely related to each other than they are to any other birds.’
  • 11) ‘Living relatives of moa include the emus, ostrich, and kiwi, which are members of a bird group called ratites.’
  • 12) ‘Ostriches and emus are primitive birds that have more in common with dinosaurs than more advanced birds like robins, Schweitzer said.’
  • 13) ‘However, the really close resemblance is between ostrich and emu.’
  • 14) ‘And the chicks follow the father emu across the highway.’


  • 1) The train had the odd little ostrich feather dotted around.
  • 2) My beautifully framed and glazed pink ostrich feather fan?
  • 3) The closest we got was farmed ostrich and wild boar.
  • 4) It has helped support projects from smart watches to ostrich feather pillows and helps the enterprising to succeed.
  • 5) They want customised hardware and rare skins, such as ostrich or crocodile.
  • 6) In those days, ostrich plumes were the thing.
  • 7) You don't know how you have managed so long without one in peach ostrich skin.
  • 8) At Eton, he filled his room with ostrich feathers.
  • 9) Visit the Gala Dalí castle museum or an ostrich farm en route.
  • 10) Or would Sir prefer rabbit pelt, ostrich or crocodile options with accents of deepest ochre?
  • 11) If you're going to wear a ton of ostrich feathers, do it like you mean it.
  • 12) The men get away with a bit of naked jumping round but, for women, it is full frontal except for a few fluttering ostrich feathers.
  • 13) Then he began to lose his birds by accident, by the destructive propensities of the goblin and a vicious old hen or two; and lastly, some kind of epidemic, which they dubbed ostrich chicken-pox, carried the young birds off wholesale.
  • 14) But the ostrich is a monster in nature, for she drops her eggs any where upon the ground and takes no care to hatch them.
  • 15) The ostrich is right between the Tin Man and Dorothys head!
  • 16) But ostrich is good too, and harder to find. margojean www. geocities.com/margotwoj/game. html
  • 17) Here also, at a little cupboard of a shop near the Shoe Bazaar, we were tempted to spend a few pounds in ostrich feathers, which are conveyed to
  • 18) The ostrich is a great bird, with very long legs and small wings; and as legs are to run with, and wings to fly with, of course he can run better than he can fly.
  • 19) The ostrich is a wonderful animal, a very large bird, but it never flies.
  • 20) Egypt; and the eggs of innumerable insects, and the spawn of fish, and of frogs, in this climate are hatched by the vernal warmth: this might be the case of birds in warm climates, in their early state of existence; and experience might have taught them to incubate their eggs, as they became more perfect animals, or removed themselves into colder climates: thus the ostrich is said to sit upon its eggs only in the night in warm situations, and both day and night in colder ones
  • 21) Sorry to disappoint the silly man aka ostrich, but I applaud your common sense., but as I do not address him any more you could oblige me and ask him to stop sending all his rubbish twice every time.
  • 22) As they notice patterns and similarities and differences, they begin to conceptualize: “The ostrich is a giraffe-bird.”
  • 23) ‘Both of these bird families had reduced wings and could not fly, and looked something like living ratite birds - ostriches, emus, rheas, and so on.’
  • 24) ‘He's not just talking about pigeons and sparrows either; kiwis, ostriches, penguins, and rare flightless parrots are just a handful of the exotic avians featured in this series.’
  • 25) ‘Living relatives of moa include the emus, ostrich, and kiwi, which are members of a bird group called ratites.’
  • 26) ‘There are only two kinds of animal that spend their whole lives performing the tricky balancing act of walking on two legs - humans and some flightless birds, like ostriches.’
  • 27) ‘The approach also provided accurate results for ostriches, emus, and rheas - the three living species that are most physically similar to terror birds today.’
  • 28) ‘Ornithomimids were a distinctive group of theropod dinosaurs who show a good example of convergent evolution with the ratite birds, such as ostriches.’
  • 29) ‘These include ostriches, macaws, toucans, flamingos, storks and cranes.’
  • 30) ‘For example, wings are very complex anatomical structures specifically adapted for powered flight, yet ostriches have flightless wings.’
  • 31) ‘The male ostrich has from two to six females in his flock.’
  • 32) ‘Perhaps, like me, you have neither ostriches nor toucans in your neighborhood.’
  • 33) ‘Compared with long-legged ostriches striding across a plain, waddling penguins come up short.’
  • 34) ‘‘It is… important to discourage the interaction of wild birds with ostriches and free-range poultry,’ he said in a statement.’
  • 35) ‘Unlike the similar-looking ostriches, the head, neck, and thighs of rheas are feathered.’
  • 36) ‘In red felt with black ostrich feathers, it came with a matching corsage.’
  • 37) ‘The ostrich meat is mainly exported to the European Union countries.’
  • 38) ‘Meat products will include ostrich meat, as well as savoury pies and seafood.’
  • 39) ‘Uncut, it weighed 3,106 carats (approximately the size of an ostrich egg).’
  • 40) ‘"The quality of the meat coming from the ostrich farmers is good.’
  • 41) ‘But I think I'll try the grilled ostrich steak with pepper sauce and salad.’
  • 42) ‘I couldn't wait to see what they'd make of riding an ostrich.’
  • 43) ‘Despite the fervent hopes of many hard-working and well-meaning ostriches, the problem refuses to evaporate.’
  • 44) ‘And, again, it's an ostrich attitude not to accept that and act accordingly, in my opinion.’
  • 45) ‘Instead of behaving like ostriches, we should recognise the ground reality and legalise this profession.’
  • 46) ‘At some point, the regime will crack and then even the most determined ostriches will have to face the harsh realities.’
  • 47) ‘They are ostriches with their media heads in the sand.’

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