Often described as the world’s most dangerous and one of the largest birds, Cassowary – an emu-like creature has killed its 75-year-old owner, Marvin Hajos. He may have been breeding cassowaries.
As per the authorities, the bird killed him on a farm in Florida as he is believed to have fallen down on his property near the city of Alachua on Friday morning when the cassowary — a large, flightless bird with “dagger-like” claws — fatally attacked him.
“Initial information indicates that this was a tragic accident for Mr. Hajos,” a spokesman for the Alachua County sheriff’s office told the paper.
“He was doing what he loved” when he died, a woman who identified herself as Hajos’ fiancée told the newspaper.
The officials said that bird remains secured on private property at present.