About Cassowary

Cassowary's are the third tallest and second heaviest birds on the planet. They are best known for their striking appearance which includes a vibrant multi-coloured skin surrounding their face and neck which comprises of bright red and blue. On top of their skull is a thick bone like crest which also contributes to their unique and somewhat fearsome appearance. 

Cassowary's are deemed some of the most dangerous animals that can be kept in creativity with reports of them killing humans through lethal strikes with their powerful legs which include razor sharp nails on the end of there toes.

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