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Wed Aug 7, 2019, 11:38 PM

Catch him if you can: 'Eno the Emu' on the run in North Carolina

Pet bird’s whereabouts unknown after escaping several weeks ago despite multiple sightings and a local wanted poster

Edward Helmore

Wed 7 Aug 2019 15.28 EDT Last modified on Wed 7 Aug 2019 20.56 EDT

A pet emu, known to the residents of North Carolina and, increasingly across the US, as “Eno the Emu”, is still on the run, at least five weeks after slipping out of its enclosure and making off into the woods.

Though there have been multiple sightings, the bird’s whereabouts are currently unknown. Last month, county wildlife officers were sent to “corral this emu, which did not work”, said Tenille Fox, an animal services spokesperson.

“This emu is fast, so they’re having kind of a hard time unless they just happen to get him in an area where he can be contained a little more, like natural barriers or pasture, fence, something like that,” Fox said.

With the bird out in the wild, animal services have been attempting to locate the emu’s owner. Local officials have even tweeted out a picture of Eno in a wanted poster.

More:
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/aug/07/eno-the-emu-north-carolina-wanted





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Reply Catch him if you can: 'Eno the Emu' on the run in North Carolina (Original post)
Judi Lynn Aug 2019 OP
TreasonousBastard Aug 2019 #1
customerserviceguy Aug 2019 #2
unc70 Aug 2019 #3
Thekaspervote Aug 2019 #4
flotsam Aug 2019 #5
Thyla Aug 2019 #6

Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Wed Aug 7, 2019, 11:54 PM

1. Should be easy to spot-- he's downtown selling car insurance.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Aug 8, 2019, 12:14 AM

2. From the profile picture

it looks like me on a bad hair day!

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Aug 8, 2019, 12:19 AM

3. Earlier he was near Chicken Bridge

Seriously. Write your own jokes

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Aug 8, 2019, 01:42 AM

4. Looks to me like he's just out there doing his thing... you know bird stuff

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Aug 8, 2019, 01:50 PM

5. While the photos are cute...

they might mention "Like cassowaries and ostriches, the toe claws of emus are capable of eviscerating animals under the right conditions; however, human fatalities are extremely rare. Reports of emu attacks resulting in a range of injuries in Australia and in wild-animal parks, emu farms, and zoos across the world are not uncommon, with more than 100 occurring in 2009 alone."

https://www.britannica.com/list/6-of-the-worlds-most-dangerous-birds

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Aug 8, 2019, 01:58 PM

6. We lost the great Emu war of 1932

Eno ain't coming back.

[link:|

True story.

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