Bizarre; Florida man killed by large flightless bird he owned

By Grace Dzuwa


A 75-year-old man has been killed in Florida after he was attacked by a large flightless bird he owned.


According to BBC,Alachua County Sheriff Department told the BBC they were called to the man’s property on Friday and found the man badly wounded by a cassowary.


The man, named Marvin Hajos, was taken to hospital by paramedics where he died from his injuries.


Police are investigating but say initial information suggests this was a “tragic accident”.


It happened south of the city of Alachua in northern Florida.