Difference between revisions of "Cassowary"

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Revision as of 17:36, 4 December 2019

phylum Chordata The cassowaries are ratites native to the tropical forests of New Guinea, nearby islands, and northeastern Australia. There are three extant species recognized today. The most common of these, the Southern Cassowary, is the third tallest and second heaviest living bird, smaller only than the ostrich and emu.

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clade Diapsida
Class Aves
order Struthioniformes
family Casuariidae
genus Casuarius
species C. casuarius (Southern Cassowary)
C. unappendiculatus (Northern Cassowary)
C. bennetti(Dwarf Cassowary)