The Great Emu War

And today we consider the timeless question: What do you do when 20,000 five foot tall flightless birds overrun your farm? Go to war, obviously.

Looking for more of the story? Try these sites:

Emu War https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emu_War

The Great Emu War https://nomadsworld.com/great-emu-war/

The Great Emu War https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/running-ponies/the-great-emu-war-in-which-some-large-flightless-birds-unwittingly-foiled-the-australian-army/

In 1932 Australia Declared War On Wmus – And Lost https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/in-1932-australia-declared-war-on-emus-and-lost

The Great Australian Emu War https://www.nationalgeographic.com.au/history/the-great-australian-emu-war.aspx

The Great Emu War of 1932 Is As Weird as It Sounds https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/great-emu-war-1932-weird-sounds/

Inside Australia’s Hapless Campaign Against Emus  https://allthatsinteresting.com/great-emu-war

Australia Once Lost A War WithThe Might Emu https://medium.com/war-is-boring/australia-once-lost-a-war-to-the-mighty-emu-fd0f07203ca4

Emu War Defended https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/4509731

We Fought the Emus (and the Emus Won) https://modernfarmer.com/2014/04/fought-emus-emus-won/

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Music courtesy of jjstiano at Looperman.com.

Emu photo from MemoryCatcher at Pixabay.com.

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