Emu Races Car(Pic)

Dread Emu ready to run
Dread Emu ready to run

Dread Emu ready to run

For those unfamiliar with the Land Down Under’s version of an ostrich, here is an emu.The emu is a large, majestic, and quite troublesome bird. Emu’s are known for causing a variety of problems to the locals, from the great Emu War and now engaging drivers in races.

The picture above was taken by Sean Loram, and the wonderful bird is a farm escapee. The emu caught Mr. Loram, who is also a newspaper editor, off guard. After humorously tweeting the above image, local authorities captured the bird.

What makes this particularly bizarre is…well, this is in the United Kingdom. A good distance away from the emu’s natural habitat. For those visiting the UK, make sure to see some of their apparently local emu farms.