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Death of Missy

Visitors reported a ‘sleeping cassowary’ in the forest. On investigation, Missy was found, dead apparently for a couple of days. KCons took her over to the Kuranda Vets.  There were no outward signs of injury – vehicle strike or dogs or fighting with another bird. The Kuranda Vet, Andrew Easton, reported that Missy died from a ruptured bowel with […]

Death Notice

Death Notice   We are extremely sorry to tell you that the cassowary known as Harriet or Wattle was killed by vehicle strike on Black Mountain Road on Friday. The bird did not die instantly and was later found by passers by, mortally injured but still breathing. KCons was alerted and she was transported to […]