There's going to be good in an auction with exotic animals, when Marvin Hajos property in Florida must be sold.
Marvin Hajos was earlier in the month killed by a his birds - the dangerous cassowary, and now put his entire collection of everything from lemuer to latterfugle for sale.
It writes the New York Times.
the Bird that killed the 75-year-old farmer with his sharp claws, should at auction Saturday in the city of Gainesville.
Marvin Hajos dropped by the birds 12. april, where one went to attack him. It told the fire department who came to rescue the elderly man.
When they found him, he was violently wounded. Over him stood a very annoyed and angry bird.
- A few of our employees had to duck to avoid the birds ' sharp claws, told Jeff Taylor, who stood for the rescue operation.
Cassowary is in strudsefamilien and can be up to 180 centimeters high and weigh up to 60 kilos.
Kasuarer bred in a smaller number in the UNITED states and sold to collectors of exotic birds.
- My understanding of the situation is that the birds are normally quite timid, but if they are provoked, they will become very aggressive. The may have seen him fall and is then passed to the attack, says Jeff Taylor.
the Last time a cassowary killed a man was in 1926, where a bird cut open the neck up to a 16-year-old boy.
Bill Grotjahn, who investigated the death, told, that there was a very unusual situation.
I have been working with it here in 18 years, and I have never seen anything like it here. They are extremely dangerous, and one should not make fun with them. They have no sense of humor.
His theory goes that the older man may have been by the birds to check for eggs.
- The female cassowary is the largest of the species, and if the have seen him touch the eggs, you can almost figure out what happened. They are very protective of their cubs, he explained.
It has not been announced why the bird was not killed, after it had killed Marvin Hajos.
the Family of Marvin Hajos has stated that the animals sold, because it was the farmer's desire, if he should go away.
There is yet no announcement of what the prices start at to acquire one of the most exotic animals.
112 - 14. apr. 2019 - at. 06:44 giant bird kills its owner in Florida