Cassowary at Jurong Bird Park, Singapore

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49 Responses

  1. Ann says:

    you world traveler!!! When were you in Singapore. I once joined the Jurong bird park for one year and took the kids every sat.

  2. Oh my…what an amazing bird! I might keep my distance to appreciate this guy's beauty! Wonderful captures!

  3. jinksy says:

    What a shame humans can't parade around with such delightful markings!

  4. YOSEE says:

    Jurong bird Park is a wonderland !

    Mysore Zoo has always had a pair of Cassowaries , kept in open enclosure along with Emus. Once, I overheard a person "educating" his kid that the dull coloured Emu was the female and the colourful Cassowary , the Male ! Obviously, he thought they were the same species !

  5. eileeninmd says:

    Cool looking bird and great info. Thanks for sharing yoru critter!

  6. slommler says:

    What an awesome bird!! And the colors!! That helmet is most fascinating. Wow! Makes me wonder how big this bird is? I have never seen one before!

  7. RNSANE says:

    I wish I had been to this bird park the two times I was in Singapore…don't think that I'll ever get back, now that I'm retired and living on a fixed income. I'm so glad I got to see this through your eyes and wonderful photos!!

  8. Hazel says:

    Casque – that's a new vocab I learned today, and some fact about Cassowary. I just met the world's most dangerous bird? Thanks for the info. It's a beautiful creature.

  9. Reader Wil says:

    When we were in Australia we saw a Cassowary crossing the road. Fortunately we were safe in the car. This is indeed a dangerous bird. It can tear your body open with its claws. You have taken some very great photos to allow us to have a good look at the helm. Thank you!

  10. Beautiful Photo's Indra and interesting information about the bird. Love the first shot ๐Ÿ™‚

  11. Denise says:

    You have caught this extraordinary bird well Indrani. Wonderful shots of a very interesting Cassowary and thank you for the information. I don't think I would like to meet one face to face in the jungle ๐Ÿ™‚

    An English Girl Rambles

  12. radha says:

    Such a handsome bird. And to think they are dangerous!

  13. Dianne says:

    he's gorgeous!

  14. Karine says:

    What a fascinating bird, I've never seen one like it and I never knew a bird could be so dangerous!

  15. George says:

    Thanks for sharing this most unusual bird. I don't think I had ever heard of it before. Your pictures are both beautiful and fabulous.

  16. ladyfi says:

    It looks too gorgeous to be lethal! What an unusually lovely bird. Great shots.

  17. Anu says:

    Its just too beautiful!!!

  18. Onkar says:

    Very informative. Pictures are great.

  19. An interesting creature, to say the least! These are neat shots.

  20. Gorgeous bird– I'd never seen anything about these before. Thanks for sharing!

  21. Danger in beauty? Handsome looking cassowary. Thanks for the lovely pics.

  22. AJEYA RAO says:

    Beautiful Bird

  23. Never heard of this. good shots

  24. Nessa says:

    That's such an interesting bird.

  25. Very impressive bird!

  26. Kcalpesh says:

    Believe it or not! I'm seeing this kind of a bird for the first time!! Amazing colors…

    Pixellicious Photos

  27. What a gorgeous bird !

  28. That’s a beautiful bird

  29. The bird is damn beautiful ๐Ÿ™‚ Lovely post!

  30. Amazing looking bird – never heard of it before! It sounds quite scary…

  31. magiceye says:

    Wow!! An amazing bird!

  32. I so loved to know about and see the the bird Cassowary Buddy, loved the post ๐Ÿ™‚

  33. This is so informative Indrani; I was not aware of this bird nor the fact that they could be so dangerous. Thanks for sharing.

  34. Shrikant says:

    I missed it in my trip to Singapore. Beautiful post!

  35. Not sure if i spotted this during my 2016 visit

  36. Hema says:

    Now that’s a good looking bird!

  37. reminded me of my encounter at Jurong Bird Park…I must appreciate a very beautiful park…

  38. A very interesting bird. Thanks for this informative post and great captures ๐Ÿ™‚

  39. What a beautiful colorful bird…never would have thought it would be so dangerous for I had seen one in Delhi zoo …it looked so tamed in captivity. Perhaps, when angry it would overpower any human by its sheer size only …quite a huge one ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ˜€

  40. Thanks for letting me know about cassowary with such beautiful pics. ๐Ÿ™‚

  41. Interesting information, Indrani.. Beautiful Clicks of the bird!

  42. i b arora says:

    what a bird, amazing

  43. Jyothi D'mello says:

    A strong-head bird?! Enjoyed knowing a few facts about cassowary and I think it is a beautiful bird ๐Ÿ™‚

  44. Wow, it has such intense eyes!! Missed out Jurong bird park during our visit to Singapore due to time constraint. The park will definitely top our list if we are planning a trip next.

  45. OMG … I have never seen a bird like this ..Interesting info ..

  46. Vyjay says:

    The bird does look menacing and eerie. Would definitely not want to encounter one in the open.

  47. Ana says:

    I visited Jurong Bird Park last year. It was really a worthwhile experience to have a close up encounter with the colorful birds. On the other hand, I just like admiring them but not really touching them. I have been always afraid of their beaks. I was even scared to the lories even they are small. What more of a cassowary. Haha! I think no one can be attacked by a Cassowary in Jurong Bird Park. The birds there seems to be harmless. ๐Ÿ™‚