Bonanza Bird #7: Southern Cassowary

Birdorable Southern Cassowary

For 19 days we're revealing a new Birdorable every day as part of our Birdorable Bonanza. Today's bird species in the Southern Cassowary!

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Southern Cassowary by A.J. Haverkamp

The Southern Cassowary is a large species of flightless bird. They live in Indonesia, New Guinea, and parts of Australia. Southern Cassowaries are known to be deadly to humans. They are equipped with a sharp, dagger-like claw on each of their very powerful feet. Cassowaries will attack when provoked, so if you see one - give it some room!

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Tomorrow's bird is the Old World counterpart of the New World Snowy Egret. Can you guess what it will be?

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Comments

I love birds.My fav is a heron. on November 25, 2011 at 9:50 AM wrote:
Its a snowy egret! i hope it is coz they are my fav birds!
Italian birder on November 25, 2011 at 1:23 PM wrote:
That isn't a snowy egret! It's the african-asian-european Little Egret!! I love them... :)
Louise Warner on February 14, 2017 at 5:00 PM wrote:
u really should really get a double crested cassowary!
Louise Warner on February 14, 2017 at 5:03 PM wrote:
LITTLE EGRET! YES I AM RIGHT! right?
Andrew on November 19, 2018 at 7:42 PM wrote:
southern cassowary
Spurwing Plover on May 3, 2022 at 8:05 AM wrote:
Dont mess with a Cassowary they can kill a person

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