Emus in Australia
- Its development over the years
- It economic policy
The emu is part of the national emblem of Australia. A species still living today in Australia. This bird is the second largest in the world after the ostrich. It measures 1.50 to 1.80 m and weighs 56-68 kg (125-150 pounds). The emu reaches sexual maturity between 18 months and 3 years, usually around the second year. This bird can breed for about 20 years and has a life span of about 40 years. There are approximately 312,500 emus in Australia.
It is the curiosity of the animal and originality that has sparked the author's interest. Indeed, the emu has much in common with the ostrich and is a consistent commercial source. In fact, almost all parts of its body are put to use in various fields (automotives, cosmetics, food etc).
With a population of over 19 million people, Australia is the only nation to govern an entire continent and is the sixth country in the world in area.
Australia has experienced strong growth over the past decade has been accompanied by low inflation and low interest rates and by strong productivity performance.
Australia's consumer market is diverse, developed and marked by an interest in new foods. The value-added products and the use of original packaging can have a significant impact on the marketing of food products. Agriculture is an important sector, accounting for 58% of total exports of goods and services, but less than 5% of GDP.
The emu played an important role in the lives of Aborigines as food and medicine. The fat of the Emu was used as an emollient to the skin, sunscreen, treatment of burns and arthritis. The skin and feathers of the Emu was made into quilts and used for babies.
It is also very present in the traditional Australian paintings. It is part of aboriginal traditions and represents a real cultural heritage for them.
Indeed, many works of art from Aboriginal artists deal so far with the theme of nature and do not hesitate to show the emu in all its aspects.
Tags: Australia; Emu bird; usefulness of the Emu