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Re: emu history



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Nancy Cavanaugh" <nancy@lillypadsoftware.com>
To: <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, January 14, 2004 2:57 PM
Subject: Re: emu history
>
> You forgot about the extinct Tasmanian Emu which is supposed to be a sub-
> species of the "mainland" emu. =) Did they ever live on the mainlanda? How
did
> they get to Tasmania?
>

Take a look at this map--the ancient landmass of Sahul--which shows how
cassowaries are found in New Guinea as well as Australia, as well as emus
here in Oz and Tassie.

http://members.optushome.com.au/chelmon/Intro.htm

Chris Hart
s366978@student.uq.edu.au