- 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!!