southern-cassowary

Behold the Southern Cassowary (an image from photographer Robert Clark’s book Evolution: A Visual Record) a flightless bird whose appearance echoes the evolutionary link to dinosaurs. 

Handsome chap.

Muscular three-toed foot and long, dagger-like eviscerating claw out of shot.

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3 thoughts on “S’Up?

  1. .meh

    d’oh…than a velociraptor’s claw.
    Not an actual velocirator sized claw – that would be cumbersome.

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