World’s Most Dangerous Birds Were Raised by People 18,000 Years Ago

Researchers studying ancient cassowary egg shells in New Guinea found signs that the sharp-taloned bird was being domesticated.,

Cassowaries, the flightless birds native to New Guinea and Australia, are generally wary of humans, but can attack if provoked.
Cassowaries, the flightless birds native to New Guinea and Australia, are generally wary of humans, but can attack if provoked.Credit… Reinhard Dirscherlullstein bild, via Getty Images

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The World’s Deadliest Bird Was Raised by People 18,000 Years Ago

Researchers studying ancient cassowary egg shells in New Guinea found signs that the sharp-taloned bird was being domesticated.

Cassowaries, the flightless birds native to New Guinea and Australia, are generally wary of humans, but can attack if provoked.Credit… Reinhard Dirscherlullstein bild, via Getty Images

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