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Scarface, sally


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Scarface, sally

  1. 1. An Emu…zing life cycle
  2. 27. <ul><li>The female will lay one egg every three days, but only when there is about 9 hours daylight. When the days get longer she stops laying. </li></ul><ul><li>The dark green eggs weigh about 500-700 grams </li></ul><ul><li>It is the male who collects the eggs in one spot by rolling them along the ground. He covers them until he has 7-10 eggs. </li></ul><ul><li>The male will sit on the eggs until they hatch. It will take 54-60 days. He does not eat and hardly drinks while on the eggs. </li></ul><ul><li>The male will look after the emu chicks until they are about one year old. </li></ul><ul><li>Emus live up to 25 years. </li></ul>