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Emu on the Loose Finally Captured

It's the second-largest bird in the world and native of Australia, so Colby says it is most definitely someone's pet.

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    NEWSLETTERS

    (Published Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015)

    The Emu on the loose in Bow, New Hampshire that captured headlines nationwide has finally been captured and is now safe at a Wildlife sanctuary in Henniker. 

    Wildlife rehabilitator Maria Colby has been working with the Bow Police Department and residents to get hold of the Emu since it was first spotted a few weeks ago.

    It's the second-largest bird in the world and native of Australia, so Colby says it is most definitely someone's pet.

    Colby says for a domestic animal, three weeks in the wild is a long, dangerous journey. She says it took residents a couple of hours and a few injuries to get the bird into a cage on Sunday morning.

    Colby has been contacted by a man in Vermont who says he is missing a pet emu.

    While Bow Police continue to investigate where the bird came from, Colby is glad the story of the elusive emu has a happy ending inside her sanctuary.
     

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