Lost and Found: Big Bird

SARASOTA - Police are used to rounding up stray dogs and cats. But it’s not every day they find an Emu.

This big bird was found wandering around at the northwest corner of I-75 and Fruitville Road in in Sarasota.

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office is now caring for the Emu until they can find the rightful owners.

Anyone who may have lost an Emu in Sarasota County can call Animal Services at 941-861-9501. You must provide proof of ownership to claim the Emu.