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The Ratite family includes flightless birds with a flat, keelless breastbone (the keel is where the flight muscles connect). Most of their muscle is in their legs and thighs. There are only five species around the world. Cassowary, Emu, Ostrich, Rhea and Kiwi.

Fact about Ratites

The largest Cassowary on record weighed 85 kilograms. Most weight between 35 and 60 kilograms.

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Our Ratites Species

Babinda the Southern Cassowary
Cassowary Profiles
Stomp Babinda Beepa Rocky
Threat level: Critically endangered
Critically endangered
Our Amazing Cassowary(s) are currently on display

 


Eddie
Emu Profiles
Eddie Eric
Threat level: Least concern
Least concern
Our Amazing Emu(s) are currently on display