An emu has been captured by a drone photographer crossing the fauna bridge over the Tonkin Highway in Ellenbrook.

And while there’s nothing particularly special or unusual about a wild emu just going about its business, simple stuff like this always seems to stop us in our tracks.


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Perth photographer Lexo Talamantes said it simply enough: “We need more like this.”

We already have 12 fauna underpasses, but this was WA’s first fully-vegetated overpass, which would provide a natural route to encourage and allow native animals to cross Tonkin Highway safely.