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Swimming with Ancient Birds!

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Wow.. check out this pic.. Today the guests on our Cape Tribulation day tour got to swim with this beautiful bird.. The Cassowary!

Here is a couple of interesting facts about the Cassowary..

  1. Yes.. they can kill you… keep reading..
  2. They can jump 5 feet off the ground
  3. As if that wasn’t all intimidating enough, a cassowary has the protection of its “casque,” a hard helmet on the top of its head made of a spongy material covered in keratin.
  4. Australia is trying to protect them, because they’re really endangered… In fact, although cassowary have gone more than 90 years without killing a human!!
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