This was the first time I heared an emu produce a sound. Taken at Planckendaal Zoo near Mechelen, Belgium.

Kingdom: Animalia (animals)

Phylum: Chordata (chordates)

Subphylum: Vertebrata (vertebrates)

Class: Aves (birds)

Order: Struthioniformes (cassowaires, emus, kiwis, ostriches, and rheas)

Family: Dromaiidae (emus)

Genus: Dromaius (emu)

Species: Dromaius novaehollandia (emu)

When eggs are fresh, they are dark green, but become almost black with time.

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