Have you ever head of the Cassowary? It’s a large flightless bird that hosts a colorful scheme of feathers. The cassowary is a large bird known for its elaborate head crest and vibrant blue colors that roams the rainforest of northern Australia and New Guinea.
The Cassowary is know for both its charismatic and mysterious nature.
Recently the Cassowary is engaged in a bitter life and death struggle after a major cyclone destroyed a large portion of their rainforest home.
Their story is soon to be told though as the film “Cassowaries” makes its debut at the New York Wildlife Conservation Film Festival.
“Cassowaries tells the action-packed, heart-warming stories of the cassowaries of North-Eastern Australia struggling to survive after a one in 50 year cyclone destroyed their rainforest homes, while revealing for the first time the natural history of the magnificent endangered southern cassowary.”- Bianca Keeley, Cassowaries Film Maker
The film includes highlights such as the viewing of a male Cassowary raising his children from two weeks to nine months.
Want to learn more? Read the full story here: Getting intimate with a giant, yet poorly known flightless bird: the cassowary