MN authorities pursue emu on the lam. A second emu has been apprehended.


FOLEY, Minn. — Authorities in central Minnesota are browsing for a missing emu described as a “habitual runaway.”

The Benton County Sheriff’s Workplace says the huge bird went missing from the Foley location on Saturday. Foley is about 70 miles (113 kilometers) northwest of Minneapolis.

Emus are the second-biggest living birds in the planet by height behind the ostrich. Animal authorities say the flightless native Australian birds can sprint at up to 30 mph (48 kph).

The sheriff’s workplace says there have been two emus and a dog that also wandered away, but 1 of the emus and the dog have been situated.


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