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A Florida man was killed on Friday by what ornithologists say is the “ world’s most dangerous bird .” It was a cassowary — an enormous, flightless bird around which even experienced zookeepers take precautions. He raised the animal on his farm, along with other exotic birds, authorities said. Police identified the man as 75-year-old Marvin Hajos. Emergency medical services responded to a call at approximately 10 a.m. Friday at his farm near Alachua, Fla., according to Lt. Josh Crews of the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office. The bird had attacked Hajos, injuring him severely. He was transported to a hospital, where he later died. Authorities are investigating the exact circumstances that lead to his death. Full story

15 April