Father and Son

Father & Son by webmink
Father & Son, a photo by webmink on Flickr.

We saw these amazing birds wandering across the grass near our lodge on the Atherton Tablelands in northern Queensland, Australia. I believe this rainforest Cassowary is a male. He’s about 1.5 metres tall. I stayed well back as they have a reputation for aggression even without a chick to protect.

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About Simon Phipps

Grizzled geek with eclectic tastes. Fanatical about freedoms, manic about music, radical regarding religion, particular about politics.
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