Lindenhurst emu pulled from Copiague canal dies

Memorial Day ended tragically for one big bird from Lindenhurst. A 5-foot-tall emu escaped from a yard on East Santa Barbara Road in Lindenhurst and

A 5-foot-tall emu escaped from a yard on

A 5-foot-tall emu escaped from a yard on East Santa Barbara Road in Lindenhurst and ran through the streets today before ending up in a Copiague canal. (May 27, 2013 5:39 PM)

Memorial Day ended tragically for one big bird from Lindenhurst. A 5-foot-tall emu escaped from a yard on East Santa Barbara Road in Lindenhurst and ran through the streets today before ending up in a Copiague canal. The emu, which belonged to Stephen Weinkselbaum and his father, died today after police pulled it from the water. While it's not illegal to own an emu, the Suffolk SPCA says the Weinkselbaums...

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