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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… Expand
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2016
2016
The sutures of the skulls of vertebrates are generally open early in life and slowly close as maturity is attained. The… Expand
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2013
2013
Emus (Dromaius novaehollandiae), large flightless ratites native to Australia, are farmed for their fat and meat. They are… Expand
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
A widely held assumption is that metabolic rate (Ėmet) during legged locomotion is linked to the mechanics of different gaits and… Expand
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
SUMMARY. The H5N1 type A influenza viruses that emerged in Hong Kong in 1997 are a unique lineage of type A influenza viruses… Expand
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2001
2001
Male and female emus were fed a diet rich in saturated fat (beef tallow) or a diet rich in unsaturated fat (soybean oil) until… Expand
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1998
1998
When exposed to high ambient temperatures, birds defend body temperature by increasing evaporative water loss, via either… Expand
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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… Expand
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1992
1992
Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) was diagnosed in a flock of emus in southeastern Louisiana. The outbreak involved juvenile and… Expand
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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… Expand
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1980
Highly Cited
1980
The density of red kangaroos in the sheep country of the north-west corner of New South Wales is much higher now that it was last… Expand
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