Not something you see everyday

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by NC-Okie, Jun 25, 2009.

  1. NC-Okie

    NC-Okie Long timer

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    On the way home today on HWY 24/27 just east of HWY 1 ran across this walking down the side of the road. I believe it is an Emu? Are people raising these now?

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  2. yamatech5

    yamatech5 Been here awhile

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    lol i was thinking you saw a emo walking down the road
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  3. Roadrunner

    Roadrunner (Negativus Supersonicus)

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    People are raising them now, and apparently they are worth a lot of $$$.
    Someone has to be looking for that thing! :nod
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  4. NC-Okie

    NC-Okie Long timer

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    Well the incident didn't turn out well right after I got a couple of quick pics the dam thing walked right out into traffic. Kinda wished I wouldn't of stopped now, maybe it would of stayed off the road.
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  5. Bbasso

    Bbasso my name is Rob

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    It got it?
    :(
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  6. Scottysix9

    Scottysix9 Shhh...

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    My buddy Dale raised emus for a while. They are incredibly stupid and meaner than shit. A coyote got into their enclosure and they stomped it into mush. When he got rid of them, it took an emu wrangler hours to get them into the trailer.

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    An egg he gave me.
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  7. donnymoto

    donnymoto Long timer

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    My buddy has one, actually has had several over the years. He's in Suffolk. He says 'it's a face only a mother can love, and I'm not the mother' but he gets a kick out of them. Sometimes literally.

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  8. svwayne

    svwayne Been here awhile

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    Tastes like ................. beef!

    You can get Emu burgers at the Pool Room in Dawsonville, GA.
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