Scientific Name: Casuarius casuarius
Found In: Australia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea
Size: Cassowaries are very large birds growing up to 71 inches in length.
Diet: Herbivore: Eats mostly fallen fruit, although it is fairly undiscriminating.
Threat Level: Least Concern – Cyclones are considered a threat to the species in Australia and hunting is a threat in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea
Facts: Cassowaries are flightless birds.
Virginia Zoo Cassowaries: males Boris, Hallagar, and cassowary chick Cremini, females Bella and Elgie