Gallery description : cassowary

Cassowary is a bird that usually inhabits wet tropical forests. It has a feathers skin type. This type of birds have 1.5m - 2m (59in - 79in) wing span. The preferred food type is omnivore. The average weight of the cassowary is 25kg - 58.5kg (55lbs - 129lbs). These birds usually live 40 - 60 years. The top speed it is able to reach is 50km/h (31mph).

Facts about cassowarys
NameCassowary
Distinctive FeaturesSharp claws and horn-like crest
Scientific NameCasuarius
Conservation StatusVulnerable
LifestyleSolitary
KingdomAnimalia
Size (H)1.5m - 2m (59in - 79in)
Main PreyInsects, grass, fungi
PredatorsDingo, crocodile, humans
Skin TypeFeathers
OrderCasuariiformes
TypeBird
ClassAves
Weight25kg - 58.5kg (55lbs - 129lbs)
DietOmnivore
FamilyCasuariidae
Top Speed50km/h (31mph)
ColourBlue, yellow, black, tan
Wing Span1.5m - 2m (59in - 79in)
HabitatWet tropical forests
Life Span40 - 60 years
GenusCasuarius
PhylumChordata
Average Clutch Size5
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