WONDER #2317: What is an Emu?

Question 1 of 3

What caused the Tasmanian emu to become extinct?

  1. They naturally died away.
  2. People destroyed their habitat.
  3. A natural disaster took away their water source.
  4. They migrated somewhere else.

Question 2 of 3

Why can’t emus fly?

  1. Their wings are too small.
  2. Their feathers are too heavy.
  3. Emus can fly.
  4. They are too afraid to separate from the mob.

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following statements about emus is a fact?

  1. The emu is the largest type of bird in the world.
  2. Emus only live in Australia.
  3. A group of emus is called a mob.
  4. Emus are extremely dangerous to people.

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