A cassowary roams in the Daintree National Forest, Australia. The San Diego Zoo website calls cassowaries the world’s most dangerous bird, with a 4in dagger-like claw on each foot. File photograph: Wilson Ring/AP

A large, flightless bird killed its owner when it attacked him after he fell, authorities in Florida have said. The Alachua County Fire Rescue Depart(...)

 Joshua James (23) had wanted to play a practical joke on a friend working at the Wendy’s restaurant in Royal Palm Beach when he decided to hurl the reptile into the building, his parents told a local broadcaster. File photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

A Florida fast food restaurant got a customer it was not expecting when a live alligator was tossed through a drive-through window by a patron. Joshu(...)