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Memes Abound After Emu Escapes Russian Christmas Special

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Deck the halls with ... signs of emu? 

Christmas cheer was all around this weekend as students noticed a stray emu roaming the abandoned halls of their university in St. Petersburg. The bipedal feathered creature from Australia was reportedly brought in to star in a Christmas special for kids. And this being the age of social media, the emu soon found itself a star of student-made memes.

Here are some of our favorites:

Teacher, I'll take my exam only if you bring in an emu. 

The world's unanswered questions: Are there aliens? Will the world end? And what was an emu doing in my school?

Can I please take a math exam?

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