TikTok-Famous Emu Contracts Bird Flu

October 20, 2022

The giant bird who became a viral sensation for hogging the camera is fighting for his life. Emmanuel the emu can barely move after catching avian flu, also known as bird flu. Owner Taylor Blake tweeted “my best friend is fighting for his life, and I’m just doing my absolute best not to crumble into a million pieces.” Blake says the bird got infected after a flock of wild geese landed on her farm. But many can't believe that she's still kissing and snuggling the sick bird.

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