A new nugget of fact in this story about the Carbondale Emu:
Police are searching for the bird’s owner.
He or she had better not act aggessive or elusive–running up to 35 mph (in short bursts, as Grygrx pointed out)–otherwise it’s skybusting time on the ground.
Fortunately, though, the ultimate pet is the ultimate protector:
Well, honestly, he wasn’t exactly bulletproof. Just really, really hard to bring down.