Emu-ve Outta the Way! Leisurely Strolling Emu Backs Up Traffic on Alabama Highway

A leisurely strolling emu was spotted backing up traffic in Odenville, Alabama, on October 4.

While on the way to work in slow-moving traffic, Amanda Howard recorded video of a car overtaking an emu casually walking along Highway 174.

“I had to get this on video because no one would believe it,” Howard told Storyful. “When I finally passed him there was at least 20 more cars behind me waiting to get around him.”

According to local media, the St Clair County Sheriff’s Office said the emu was last spotted darting into the woods near Cooks Springs on October 4. Credit: Amanda Howard via Storyful

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