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Dromaius novaehollandiae baudinianus (Kangaroo Island Emu)

Synonyms: Dromaius baudinianus

Wikipedia Abstract

This article is about the species of emu. For other uses, see Kangaroo Island (disambiguation).Kangaroo Island emu or dwarf emu (Dromaius baudinianus) is an extinct member of the bird family Dromaiidae. It was restricted to Kangaroo Island, South Australia, which was known as Ile Decrés by the members of the Baudin expedition. It differed from the mainland emu mainly in its smaller size. The species became extinct by about 1827.





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