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The public are being asked to help in the search for an emu chick missing from its home.
The three-month old male chick called Zig escaped from its pen on Monday with its sister chick called Zag which were hatched from eggs bought on eBay. Zag had since turned up in a neighbour's garden.
Patrick Wright, from Bala in Gwynedd, was given the birds as an "unusual" present for his 57th birthday from his wife Lindsey.
Patrick who lives with his family on a smallholding in Llangywer forest says the missing emu is around two feet tall. Eventually the birds grow to six feet and can then look after themselves.
On Wednesday the family put posters up around the village of Llangower asking anyone who sees Zig to contact them or the park wardens.
The family live on the edge of Snowdonia National Park and hope visitors to the area will keep an eye out for their missing emu.
Emus are a native species of Australia and are the second largest bird in the world after the ostrich.