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Southern Cassowary[1]
Casuarius casuarius -The Rainforest Habitat Sanctuary-8a
At the Rainforest Habitat Wildlife Sanctuary, Port Douglas, Australia
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
clade: Dinosauria
Class: Aves
Superorder: Palaeognathae
clade: Notopalaeognathae
clade: Novaeratitae
Order: Casuariiformes
Family: Casuariidae
Genus: Casuarius
Species: ''C. casuarius''
Binomial name
Casuarius casuarius
(Linnaeus, 1758)[3]

Other names


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  1. ^ Boyd, John (August 6, 2014). "Casuariidae". Retrieved January 13, 2015. 
  2. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Casuarius casuarius". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  3. ^ Davies, S.J.J.F. (2003). "Cassowaries". In Hutchins, Michael. Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia. 8 Birds I Tinamous and Ratites to Hoatzins (2 ed.). Farmington Hills, MI: Gale Group. pp. 75–79. ISBN 0-7876-5784-0. 

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