Emu startles staff at Australia airport

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The flightless bird was spotted at Whyalla Airport in South Australia.

An emu appeared to be hoping to take to the skies as it surprised staff at an airport in Australia.

The flightless bird was spotted exploring the terminal by cleaning staff at Whyalla Airport in South Australia on Saturday.

This confused emu tried to take a flight at the Whyalla Airport on Saturday.Academy Services' Lesley King came across…

Posted by Academy Services on Sunday, January 19, 2020

“I ran and told my manager, who didn’t believe me at first.”

The emu, which had been seen hanging around the airport a number of times over the previous week, was eventually shooed from the building – but not before leaving what was described as a “nasty present” on the floor.

An emu at Whyalla Airport in South Australia
The emu left a ‘nasty present’ on its way out of the airport (Academy Services)

The bird has since been relocated by animal services, the cleaning company said.

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