REPORT: Florida man killed by his cassowary — ‘the world’s most dangerous bird’

APRIL 14, 2019

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A Florida man was killed Friday after he fell in his backyard and was killed by his pet cassowary, a large flightless bird with sharp talons.

Marvin Hajos, 75, called 911 after apparently falling and being attacked by the bird outside his Gainesville, Fla. home. Another person called 911 shortly after to report “a medical emergency involving a large bird.” Cassowaries are emu-like birds that can grow over five feet tall.

The article goes on to state the following:

According to the San Diego Zoo, cassowaries, which can weigh more than 150 pounds, can jump seven feet in the air, run over 30 miles per hour, and are considered “the most dangerous bird in the world.”

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