ANIMAL FACTS - Ratites
Most of the cassowary's diet consists of fruit, however it will also eat snails, insects, fungi, flowers and dead animals.
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.