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Old May 22, 2004, 8:59 AM   #1
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This fellow is not wildlife here in Australia as they are not native to our country, he is in a caravan park (trailor park) I use during work hours to rest at onbreaktime from driving. Only problem is he is right outside the cabin I rent and makes a really loud grunting noise:-)
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Old May 22, 2004, 7:14 PM   #2
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Magnificent!
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Old May 23, 2004, 8:02 AM   #3
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Thanks but I would not go that far:-)
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Old May 23, 2004, 10:23 AM   #4
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I hope for your sake & sanity, that those noises are only grunts.
Enough said, great pic though.
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Old May 23, 2004, 10:55 AM   #5
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yes grunts, I read somewhere that the males do this when they are looking for a mate which is a bit of a worry:-)
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Old May 23, 2004, 7:08 PM   #6
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Oh, just drop a hint that you like your mates to be clean shaven.

ummmm, that reminds me ....
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Old May 24, 2004, 11:39 AM   #7
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Nice shot. Being in Australia, I assume that is an Emu. I visited West Australia about 25 years ago and got to spend some time with a local family. They were telling us just how dumb Emus are. They will run down the highway at about 40 mph beside your car with their head turned to look at you and crash straight into a tree!

My wife and I were out shooting pictures of some restored covered bridges in Western Oregon and we happened on to a fenced in pasture with a couple Emus in it. My wife walked up to the fence to take some pictures and one of them reached over the top of the fence and bit her! She wasn't hurt but it startled her! She did get a couple good photos, however.
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:-)N0 this is an ostrich, he is in a wildlife area of a caravan (trailor) park. Emus have much smaller heads and YES they are a bit stupid.
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This is an emu and her chick:-)
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The chick colors are so cute...

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