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King Island emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae minor)
Subject: King Island emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae minor)
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Extinct birds - an attempt to unite in one volume a short account of those birds which have become extinct in historical times - that is, within the last six or seven hundred years - to which are (14565908529).jpg
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King Island emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae minor)


Title: Extinct birds : an attempt to unite in one volume a short account of those birds which have become extinct in historical times : that is, within the last six or seven hundred years : to which are added a few which still exist, but are on the verge of extinction
Year: 1907 (1900s)
Authors: Lionel Walter Rothschild Rothschild, Baron, 1868-1937
Subjects: Pictorial works Extinct birds Rare birds
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The King Island emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae minor) is an extinct subspecies of emu that was endemic to King Island, which is situated in the Bass Strait between mainland Australia and Tasmania. The small size of the King Island emu may be an example of insular dwarfism.

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