Is this Bird a Living Dinosaur?

Published on Mar 8, 2016
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On this episode of Breaking Trail, Coyote has the opportunity to get face to face with a modern day Dinosaur, the Cassowary!

The Southern Cassowary is endangered in its native range of Papua New Guinea and Northern Australia and is regarded as one of the most prehistoric species of bird on the planet.

Just one look at their scaly feet or prominent helmet like casque will have you convinced you’ve traveled back in time...or that you've landed right in the middle of a Jurassic Park movie set!

Big thanks to Ryan Prentice and all of the staff at Jungle Island for hosting the crew and making this episode possible.

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  • SubhanAllah. Beautiful creation

  • People with this type of Hair, are Vegetarians.

  • Upgraded dinosaurs.....😁😁😁😁😁

  • Big Black Cassowary

  • I like it

  • Taste ok?

  • Coyote should work in the next jurassic park movie as a Dinosaur, those head moves were just insane

  • That's one big murder chicken

  • the throat balls are pretty cool

  • He is really one good looking bird.

  • Did they live when the dinosaurs lived

  • I like dinosaurs

  • Chicken is also dino on decent size.

  • the real question is...does it taste good?

  • Does it steal other birds' eggs?


  • Wanna see a real happy dinosaur? Well, just watch Barney.👌

  • Is that kevin from the movie UP?

  • *It does look just like a Raptor*

  • He’s so full of crap. 65 million years

  • Delicious

  • Those red coloured things hanging at her neck reminds me of a girl i dated a few years ago 😉😂😂😂

  • my mom is a living dinosaur

  • So beautiful

  • My chihuahua is dangerous too!!! Woooooooooow!

  • 5:13 i got that easter egg

  • Cassowary

  • I'm disappointed he didn't try to eaten alive.

  • Do you not understand how sharp a razor is? Don't be ridiculous

  • These birds have survived millions of years and many disasters,but has their fate along with millions of other species will not survive humanity.What does this say about our species.smh


  • Thats funk gangsta bird ..

  • All birds are dinosaurs. So... Yes.

  • Can you please explain both dinosaur in the Bible

  • birdiesaurus

  • I love all the Jurassic Park easter eggs you dropped through out the this video!

  • 2:20 would expected "wooow looks like t Rex arms" not a porcupine

  • Was that at Miami jungle me and my family visit that place every summer and we go to this animals show it is amazing

  • The crooked far cry 3 bird

  • Imagine seeing on in the woods like you're camping

  • probably as most of the dinosaurs were wiped out in the great flood roughly 2800 years ago .. hence the reason they recently found flesh and traces of blood on a dinosaur bone.

  • that is every insta girl ever it looks like it has make up on

  • no, not cassowary *big blue biggens* *EDIT: * It’s the third biggest, isn’t it? I thought emus were the second biggest.

  • Anyone recognised the music on 00:00 from Prehistoric Park? Perfect track

  • They should do the wooden tail experiment to the cassowary

  • 10000 years old!!!!!

  • I thought it was a blue chicken

  • I don’t know why, but I was waiting for him to hit the bird with a big rock and start laughing maniacally. He just screams out, “I’ve always wanted to know what dinosaurs taste like! Hahahahhaha!”

  • It's a chicken

  • Awesome

  • Wow cyode youve really gone down hill

  • Avians and reptiles are related you be like nah then you realize dinosaurs


  • Love her makeup! Wonder how she does it 😍😍

  • Crikey

  • This bird from indonesia. Wild

  • Both of them, the birds ARE dinosaurs

  • Ain’t that the bird from Up?

  • It looks like a dinosaur bc birds are closely related to dinosaurs 🦕

  • This bird from indonesia, and he's name is kasuari.

  • 3:55 aye bruh what time is it

  • One crazy Cassowary

  • 4:52 Look at the bird i was shoocked

  • Its a Ball Chinigan

  • Downy’s new advertisement catch phrase is “Downy and Soft just like the under feathers of a Cassawary”

  • Im gone miss this bird, 😍😍actually i ever have this bird in my house in Maluku, danger but i can do it to give that eatfood, long hours 20 year ago.

  • i thought that its a living terror bird

  • I wouldn't go anywhere near that bird

  • It looks majestical

  • Prehistoric Park music...

  • All birds are oiving dinosaurs... theyre the only remaining dinosaurs...

  • Yes, all birds are dinosaurs. Not just descendants or relatives, they're literally classified as dinosaurs. Avian dinosaurs, to be exact. I'm slightly surprised and disappointed Coyote doesn't know that. I get that taxonomy can be confuaing though.

  • It looks like a turkey, ostrich, peacock, Dino hybrid

  • wen you mix a rhino with a pigeon it makes this

  • yo i wanna work with you its always been my dream to learn about animals and travel the world. where do i apply?

  • my new favourite animal

  • Amazing bird

  • Always remember military and science is always 30 years at least ahead of modern everyday planet

  • Beautiful bird

  • There are one group of dinosaurs did survive the massive extinction, and it's all around us today. THE BIRDS

  • 4:22 Dude is looking like narrating and shitting his pants at the same time.

  • I'm Coyote Petersen and I'm about to enter the death zone with the Velociraptor.

  • Y’all this bird weighs more than me I’ve never been flexed on so hard

  • It can RIP your guts not to scare you

  • When he mentioned jurassic parks velociraptors... those doesnt even look like velociraptors they are like utahraptors

  • It’s just an emu going through it’s goth phase

  • I really like watching these old videos

  • “here snipe” if you don’t get this joke your dead to me.

  • Birds are not dinosaurs. They're just the descendants of theropod-type dinosaurs (T-Rex, Allosaurus, etc).

  • We went to a parell earth and thats why these new creatures are coming

  • That's look like a...

  • ooo wow its real... i remember Far Cry 3

  • Did anyone notice that the music at the beginning of this video is from Prehistoric Park?

  • the *depressiodon*

  • Do a ostrich

  • Those things are scary. They legit kill people.

  • Is it Kevin from UP?

  • "with this "clever girl"" i caught that reference, and i'm so made that you mad it

  • Kevin

  • Her(i guess is a she)head looks like a Dilophosaurus