Forgotten Emus

I have been reading the free and fascinating online magazine Tasmanian Geographic  for years.  The nature of the articles and their quality always amazes me in the most positive way. Quite exciting.

A recent issue is no exception and helps to understand why the water next to Burnie on the north west coast of Tasmania was named Emu Bay and Emu River.

You can read the Editor’s full story here.

Emu and chicks

Image from page 83 of Annual Report – New York Zoological Society (1918) –via Flickr

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