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cassowary

a large Australian ratite bird with a brightly colored head and neck and a bony helmet on top of its head. Called also Casuaris spp.
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By working together, we can help protect cassowaries.
I started a group called Mission Beach Cassowaries to involve the whole community in sharing information to identify, track and record cassowary sightings.
Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) confirmed that 23 cassowaries had been killed since Cyclone Larry, most of them hit by cars.
Other researchers have suggested that whales, rhinos, and big birds called cassowaries can create or pick up infrasound.
Cassowaries live solitary lives in the rain forests of Papua New Guinea and Australia, and Mack proposes that their deep sounds reach neighbors and potential mates through thick vegetation.
This property had been described as critical habitat for cassowaries previously.
This concerns legitimate and strategic violence through the linking of cassowaries to warfare.
From the inland region of Daudai (Papua), the `bush' peoples supplied bird of paradise plumes, cassowaries, parrots, objects made from cassowary bones, bows, arrows, garden foods and gamoda (Piper methysticum; kava).
The West classifies bats as mammals and cassowaries as birds; Karam classifies (flightless) cassowaries as animals and (flying) bats as birds.
Because of the lodge design, he visitor catches a rare glimpse into the wondrous world of tree palms, possums, iridescent blue Ulysses butterflies and hard-to-spot cassowaries.
Almost 800 species of trees are found in the dense jungles, along with 130 species of birds, such as the brightly colored, noisy pitta with its characteristic "walk-to-work' whistle, parrots, warblers, robins, cockatoos, and the flightless cassowaries, which sometimes stand more than five feet tall and which can kick a person to death with huge toes tipped with degger-like nails.
Main Roads and Road Safety Minister Mark Bailey said the recent deaths of three juvenile cassowaries highlighted the need to take action to help protect the iconic Far North Queensland species.