02 Apr What Animal Am I?
It’s what animal am I Wednesday and this week’s guest is a very special part of our Natural History Museum collection. Let’s see what she has to say:
“Hi Everyone! Thanks for having me on today.
My home is in northern Queensland, Australia.
I also have relatives over the sea in New Guinea.
My family are called ratites – that’s because I don’t have a bone in my chest for flying muscles to hang on to, so I can’t fly.
I am about 1.5m meters tall and have a bony helmet on my head that helps me crash through thick rainforest.
You can see I have bright blue and red skin on my neck. I’m also covered in something else that is glossy and black in colour.
Can you guess what I am?”
What animal do you think she might be? Use the worksheet below to draw your answer!