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March 12 2013

Close encounters with a living dinosaur


THEY have a reputation as the most dangerous bird in the world. If the cassowary - a large flightless bird that lives in Australia and New Guinea - feels cornered it will charge, slashing out with blade-like claws. Just Google "cassowary attacks" and you'll see what I mean.

Photographer Christian Ziegler, of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Balboa, Panama, has had a few close calls, including being charged by a male. "That was quite scary, I have to admit, probably the closest one can feel to being charged by a dinosaur," he says. "However, each time it was my fault for accidently getting too close to one of the chicks."

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