Southern Cassowary

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Southern Cassowary[1]
At the Rainforest Habitat Wildlife Sanctuary, Port Douglas, Australia
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Infraclass: Palaeognathae
Clade: Notopalaeognathae
Clade: Novaeratitae
Order: Casuariiformes
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Species: C. casuarius
Binomial name
Casuarius casuarius
(Linnaeus, 1758)[3]

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Southern Cassowary is sometimes called the Double-wattled Cassowary, in contrast with the Northern Cassowary, which is sometimes called the Single-wattled Cassowary.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Boyd, John (August 6, 2014). "Casuariidae" ({{{version}}} ed.). Retrieved January 13, 2015. {{cite web}}: Invalid |ref=harv (help)
  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. {{cite web}}: Invalid |ref=harv (help)
  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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This article is part of Project Casuariiformes, a All Birds project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each emu and cassowary, including made-up species.
This article is part of Project Casuariidae, a All Birds project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each cassowary, including made-up species.