Native Australian Wildlife at Sydney's Taronga Zoo
Is a koala a bear? Do Tasmanian devils spin? Experts at Sydney's Taronga Zoo debunk wildlife myths.
Original Content | January 18, 2011
Photo: Stephanie Snipes
The emu, one of the largest birds in the world, is the national bird of Australia. It even has a place of honor on the Australian Coat of Arms alongside a kangaroo. Both of these animals are symbolic because they can only walk forward—they can't go backward.
Printed from Oprah.com on Friday, December 6, 2013
© 2013 OWN, LLC. All Rights Reserved