Rhea vs. Emu: Discover the Differences!

Rhea and Emu are closely related birds that are both large, flightless (ratite) birds. Even though both birds are unable to fly, there are a few significant differences.

Rhea vs Emu: Size

Rhea: 3 – 5 feet; 33 – 66 lbs.

Emu: Up to 6 feet; Up to 100 lbs.

Rhea vs Emu: Looks

Rhea: Smaller, 3 Toes Per Foot, Loose & Rough Feathers

Emu: Larger, 3 Toes Per Foot, Loose & Silky Feathers

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