The Emu is a very large Australian bird. The scientific name of the Emu is Dromaius novaehollandae. These creatures evolved in the Paleocene. Emus are flightless, and they have small wings. An emu can inhabit more than one habitat. The emu usually eats at day. In 1932 many emus unknowingly fought in the Emu War. Cassowaries are related to emus.