Lenoir Police Capture Emu on the Loose, 30 Miles from Home

Lenoir police officers took an unusual call Saturday, to say the least. ‘File this one under other duties,’ the department wrote whimsically on its Facebook page after receiving a call over the weekend about an emu that was on the loose in a residential neighborhood. When police and animal control arrived, they discovered that the emu had traveled some 30 miles from its home in Moravian Falls.

Author: Mike Jackson