Colourful Cassowary, near Naracoorte, South Australia. The Southern Cassowary is the third tallest and second heaviest living bird, smaller only than the ostrich and emu. They are part of the ratite group of birds, which includes the ostrich and the emu. They are very shy birds, but when they are provoked they have been known to attack both humans and animals. They are native to northern Australia, tropical forests in New Guinea, and surrounding islands.
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More info on Cassowaries can be found at Perth Zoo