Sunday, November 08, 2009

The Cassowary of Kidapawan City

This Cassowary (Casuarius uneppendiculatus) found in Kidapawan City in the southern Philippines is a native to the tropical forest of New Guinea and Northeastern Australia. Although it cannot fly, Cassowary can run up to 50 kilometer per hour. It is the second largest and third tallest bird in the world. Females are bigger than males and they can reach up to 6 feet in height and weigh more than 70 kilograms when matured. (Mindanao Examiner Photo / Geo Solmerano)

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