Re: Australia's most unattractive bird

Subject: Re: Australia's most unattractive bird
From: Stephen Ambrose <>
Date: Sat, 21 Mar 1998 20:54:20 +1000
>      This critical attitude is unlike you! Brains isn't everything
>(Look at Marilyn Monroe for instance}  The emu flourishes where others
>would quit.
>                 Regards,
>                       Grev Reidy
Hi Grev,

You're quite right ... I was just in a mischievious mood when I said the
emu was a stupid bird. 

Female emus, at least, may not stupid. After all, they leave the male to
incubate the eggs and rear the chicks. I'm not sure what that means with
respect to the intelligence of male emus, though.

Kind regards,

Dr Stephen Ambrose
Research Manager

Birds Australia (Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union)
Australian Bird Research Centre
415 Riversdale Road,
Hawthorn East,
VIC   3123.

Tel:    +61 3 9882 2622
Fax:    +61 3 9882 2677
Email: S. Ambrose <>  (at work) 
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