Adult male Cassowary (also father of half grown chick) at Etty Bay beach, near Innisfail, Queensland, Australia.
He was limping on his left leg which you can see here that his ankle area is swollen.

Digital Photograph
Pentax K10D 18-55mmF3.5-5.6
Focal length 55.0mm
Date: 30.08.2009 Time: 4:14:42 pm
Aperture F5.6
Metering Center-weighted
Sensitivity 100


far north queensland, cassowary, male adult bird, pentax, august 2009, innisfail, etty bay, kerryn madsen_pietsch, beach sand, australia

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  • Phineous "Flash"   Cassidy
    Phineous "Flas...almost 5 years ago

    wonderfull stuff shame he hurt his leg hope he can still get food and stuff

  • No doubt about that – regular garbage/scrap collectors of the food left behind on the ground by partying kids/BBQ’ers at the beach!

    – Kerryn Madsen-Pietsch

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