Scientific name: Dromaius novaehollandiae
Conservation status: Least Concern
Habitat: All habitats
Diet: Leaves, fruit, flowers and insects
At Kanyana: Widgee was born in 2003 at the Perth Royal Show.
His legs were splayed and he was unable to stand.
June Butcher, Kanyana’s founder, decided to take
him home and splint his legs straight. The treatment
worked, and this cheeky emu has lived at Kanyana
ever since.