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The Emu War

Join us on a new adventure with Anna, Leo & Percy and travel back in time to one of the strangest battles in history—the emu war in Australia. We'll learn about the Australian government's wild scheme to protect farmer's crops from these huge birds. There was just one problem: emus were much tougher and smarter than anyone thought. Let's go learn about this stranger-than-fiction story!

About Honest History

Honest History creates award-winning books, magazines, and this show for young historians across the world. Our mission is to inspire kids to create a positive impact on history themselves. 


This episode was narrated by Nikki Bon, JoAnn Schinderle, and Kate Murphy, written by Heidi Coburn, and produced by Randall Lawrence and Robot Pirate Media. Original theme music was written and recorded by Luke Messimer.