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how many claws do your emus have?

Discussion in 'Ostriches, Emu, Rheas' started by foulman007, Mar 29, 2011.

  1. foulman007

    foulman007 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Was just looking at one of my babies up close and noticed that she has a claw on each of her "wings" anyone ever notice that before? not just a worthless wing but a claw too? I'll have to look at my adults a little closer. Oh by the way that makes 8
     
    Last edited: Mar 29, 2011
  2. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    Quote:Well I WAS wanting an emu. Clawed wings could persuade me to stick with chickens though. [​IMG]
     
  3. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Yes, they all have a claw on the end of the wing finger. Must go back to their dino days... hehe It looks like a dog's or cat's claw.
     
    Last edited: Mar 30, 2011
  4. casuarius

    casuarius Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Well I WAS wanting an emu. Clawed wings could persuade me to stick with chickens though. [​IMG]

    Haha, well it's just a tiny little claw on a wing that they dont use. Their wing is basically the size and shape of a human finger. The claws on their feet are the onlything that can be dangerous, if you provoke them.
     
  5. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 15, 2008
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    Chickens have that on their wings too, don't they? I think I remember seeing one on the last rooster I cleaned.
     
  6. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    yep, some chickens have it also.
     

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