Bird on the run: Stray emu captured after three-hour rescue attempt
AN emu that was on the loose for more than a week has been rescued.
The stray bird had been roaming free since September 28.
But, having been spotted by a member of the public in a field in Loanhead, Midlothian, it was captured by the Scottish SPCA.
After a three and a half hour rescue attempt, the animal was successfully returned to his paddock.
Animal rescue officer Stephanie Grant said: “The emu had managed to escape through a fence which we think had become faulty due to the recent bad weather in the area.
“He appeared friendly but he was nervous and a little wary of our... read more
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