ANIMAL FACTS - Ratites
The largest Cassowary on record weighed 85 kilograms. Most weight between 35 and 60 kilograms.
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.