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EMU

abbreviation for ECONOMIC AND MONETARY UNION.
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The mean distance of every train per day reaches 2158.9 km which means that the EMUs are utilized efficiently.
Around 150 farms of emu birds are being operated across the state and they are attracting farmers with lucrative options.
"There are also four dedicated underpass structures designed for the emus, three 5.5m high and the other 4m high," said the spokesperson.
Grasses consumed by emus expressed as percent of all grasses included Bermuda grass (Cynodon dactylon; 19.2%), Texas wintergrass (Stipa leucotricha; 11.5%), sandbur (Cenchrus; 7.8%), fringed signalgrass (Panicum reptans) and dallis grass (Paspalum dilatatum; 11.5%), and unidentified grasses and stolons (30.8%).
Emus can grow up to six feet tall and weigh as much as 100 pounds.
"Just as systems biology will enable researchers to understand individual responses to complex environments, the EMU is a tool that [would allow] us to identify the responses of individuals to a wide variety of exposures," she said.
In Brazil, "avestruz" (ostrich) and "emu" are commonly used.
AN EMU chick has defied the odds to hatch out of an egg in an Irish farm just in time for Easter - with a little help from her father.
This is the latest fluffy addition to Jack and Vera's fledgling family - the resident emu pair at Drayton Manor Park Zoo in Staffordshire.
To get ready for this big job, male emus eat lots of food and store up lots of body fat.
First used as a healing agent by Australian Aborigines thousands of years ago, emu oil is making a comeback in the medical industry.
It suggests that Genyornis ate only shrubs and trees, whereas emus had a more varied appetite that also included grasses.