For those following at home:Posted by Dean Stinson on Saturday, July 8, 2017
“Sure enough, there she was, alone on the carousel, proudly making her way around,” he told the viral news site. “It was perfection. I half expected to find it empty.”
Stinson shared a photo of the beer on Facebook, writing that "not all emus are flightless."
Although Stinson's prank was successful, airline officials told BBC News that they hope other passengers don't follow his lead.
"This guy's done it and he's won the internet for the day, so we're happy to move on," a Qantas spokesman told BBC.