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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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Similar to Bulmer's anomalous classificatory example of the Cassowary, Forth finds an incongruity in Nage classification of porcupines.
This includes new plantings and landscape lighting at the main entrance to the community center, new mulch and stone beds around the pavilion in Red Sail Park and the addition of flowerbeds on the corners of Caracara Drive and Cassowary Lane.
As well as the ostrich and the kiwi, we meet the bizarre looking cassowary, part bird, part dinosaur, the more familiar emu and the rhea.
The kiwi is more closely related to Australia's cassowary and emu.
The results correct previous work by ACAD Director Professor Alan Cooper conducted in the 1990s, which had shown the closest living relatives of the kiwi were the Australian emu and cassowary.
Advice from a Huli tribesman in the Papua New Guinea Highlands is generally heeded, especially if given by a man whose facial expression is masked under a thick layer of red and yellow war paint, whose nose is pierced by the long quill of a cassowary, and who is naked apart from a pig-tail belt.
Targets at Bustard, Ibis and Crane require further geophysical surveying to guide design of a drill program, whilst tenement EPMA19066 containing the Cassowary target is yet to be granted (Figure 2).
Tonight, the Bafta-winning series returns to Australia on the trail of the cassowary, said to be the most dangerous bird in the world.
CLOCKWISE FROM ABOVE: Aldabra giant tortoises have been used on Mauritius as surrogate seed dispersers, replacing the island's extinct giant tortoises; on Madagascar, some fruits are only eaten by lemurs; gorillas' habit of defecating in open areas, where seedlings face less competition, makes them important seed dispersers; fruit bats can disperse seeds over hundreds of kilometres; estimates suggest that 70-100 plant species depend on the cassowary for seed dispersal; cassowary plums and quandongs are among the fruits whose seeds are dispersed by cassowaries; when elephants disappear from an area, some tree species suffer; OPPOSITE: soursop seeds are dispersed by large fish in the Amazon
Reports reaching Manila said a cassowary fowl, a non-indigenous flightless bird, escaped from its pen inside the Zamboanga City aviary in Pasonanca district on Tuesday and fled to the adjacent police training school.
Fieldwork has allowed him to collect bones from recently extinct members of the group--the giant moa of New Zealand and the elephant bird of Madagascar--as well as the living members--ostrich, emu, rhea, kiwi, and cassowary.
Zoo administration has also offered other animals for adoption including Bengal Tigar, White Tiger, African Lion, White Rhinoceros, Hippopotamus, Leopard, Chimpanzee, Wolf, Balck Bear Jackal, Nilgai, Wild Boar and all kinds of Monkeys, Red deer, Samber, Wallaby, Fellow deer, Hog deer, Spotted deer, Moufflon sheep, Chinkara, Peafowl, Finches, Love birds, Rabbit, Guinea Pig, All water Birds, Ostrich, Emu, Cassowary, Gavial and otter.