out of area Cassowary kills man

To: Philip Veerman <>, 'canberrabirds' <>
Subject: out of area Cassowary kills man
From: Robin Hide <>
Date: Sun, 14 Apr 2019 23:48:02 +0000
Rounded up from?:
" It is perhaps the largest member of the cassowary family and is tied as the 
second heaviest bird on earth, at a maximum size estimated at 85 kg (187 lb) 
and 190 cm (75 in) tall.....[2] The height is normally 1.5 to 1.8 m (4.9–5.9 

-----Original Message-----
From: Philip Veerman 
Sent: Monday, 15 April 2019 9:25 AM
To: 'canberrabirds'
Subject: out of area Cassowary kills man

Yes a cassowary in Florida certainly is "out of area". I am curious at the 
suggestion that they can be 2 metres tall.

-----Original Message-----
From: Con Boekel 
Sent: Sunday, 14 April, 2019 7:11 PM
To: canberrabirds chatline
Subject: out of area Cassowary kills man

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