Can emus fly and walk backwards?

Emus cannot fly. Emus is a flighless bird. It belongs to the same family which ostriches belong to, that is  'Ratites'. Surprisingly, emus also cannot walk backwards.
Other birds belonging to Ratites family are Cassowary, Rhea and Kiwi. In addition to this, Penguins and 'Inaccessible Island rail' which belongs to rail family also cannot fly.


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