Top 10 Largest Living Birds In The World

2. Southern Cassowary

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Native to tropical rain forests of Indonesia and Australia, Southern cassowary is the second largest bird in the world.

This large, dark flightless bird measures 5.1 feet in height and 75 to 80 kg in weight. Their bills also have a length up to 7.5 inches.

The three toe legs of cassowary are very powerful and thick. Cassowarys can’t fly, but cab run up to a speed of 30 miles per hour.

Insets, grass, fungus are main food of Southern cassowary. During the summer season, female bird lays 8 to 10 large, dark eggs. Male bird incubates those eggs for more than 50 days.

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