Australia Faced Ruthless Birds During the Great Emu War

The large flightless birds turned out to be a formidable enemy.

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  • An emu stares down a photographer sometime between 1935 and 1937.Photo Credit: State Library of Victoria via Australian Geographic
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  • A field left barren by the emus, left, and a man holding an emu that was killed by soldiers.

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  • Soldiers operating a machine gun during the Great Emu War.

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