An emu comments: We have nothing to do with that side of the family.
Six-foot birds are running amok in the Shropshire countryside attacking people. The rheas, which are a relative of the emu, are believed to have escaped from farmland in Ashford Carbonell near Ludlow.
A group of them has set up camp in a field near Richards Castle.
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Rural Shropshire terrorised by escaped six-foot birds
From the Shropshire Star: