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:
The Great Emu War https://nomadsworld.com/great-emu-war/
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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Emu photo from MemoryCatcher at Pixabay.com.