Emu family

Known as: Dromaiidae, emu bird, Emus 
A family of flightless, running BIRDS, in the order Casuariiformes. The emu is the only surviving member of the family. They naturally inhabit… (More)
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1981-2017
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2017
2017
Ratites differ distinctively in the anatomy of their digestive tract. For example, Ostriches (Struthio camelus) have a… (More)
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2014
2014
The patella (kneecap) exhibits multiple evolutionary origins in birds, mammals, and lizards, and is thought to increase the… (More)
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2013
2013
Sex chromosomes originate from autosomes. The accumulation of sexually antagonistic mutations on protosex chromosomes selects for… (More)
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2011
2011
A widely held assumption is that metabolic rate (Ė(met)) during legged locomotion is linked to the mechanics of different gaits… (More)
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2003
2003
Our understanding of avian embryonic cardiovascular regulation has been based on studies in chickens. The present study was… (More)
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2002
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2002
The H5N1 type A influenza viruses that emerged in Hong Kong in 1997 are a unique lineage of type A influenza viruses with the… (More)
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1998
1998
Emus provide an excellent opportunity for studying sustained high-speed running by a bird. Their pelvic limb musculature is… (More)
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1995
1995
Avian influenza virus (AIV) subtypes H5N2 and H7N1 were isolated from emus (Dromaius novaehollandiae) and rheas (Rhea americana… (More)
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1992
1992
Reference serum biochemical values were determined in blood samples from 15 male, 18 female, and 4 unsexed emus (Dromaius… (More)
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1983
1983
Cardiovascular variables were studied as a function of oxygen consumption in the emu, a large, flightless ratite bird well suited… (More)
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