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BIRDS - RATITES

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ANIMAL FACTS - Ratites

Cassowaries have three toes, but their inside toe is armed with a claw that can be a couple of inches long! Besides the 'claw', these birds have so much power they could kick you into the middle of next week!

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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.

Our Sub-Species

Cassowary

Rocky
Our Amazing Cassowary(s) are currently on display

Threat Level

Critically Endangered

Critically Endangered

Cassowary(s) Profiles

Stomp Babinda Beepa Rocky

Emu

Eric and Brett have a bit of bloke bonding
Our Amazing Emu(s) are currently on display

Threat Level

Least Concern

Least Concern

Emu(s) Profiles

Eddie Eric