Filming the world’s deadliest bird

By Katie Russell

Australia is home to one of the world's deadliest birds, the cassowary. Found in an environment that feels untouched for millions of years and with claws longer than a velociraptor’s, they are in many ways a modern-day dinosaur.

However, these feathered giants are also nurturing parents, and it is this behaviour the Seven Worlds One Planet crew set out to capture…

In this episode of #WildStories, journey to the beautiful but hostile environment of the Daintree Rainforest as episode producer, Emma Napper, details how the crew managed to film this amazing creature.

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