Gallery description : pictures of cassowary

The maximum speed it can reach is 50km/h (31mph). Cassowary is a bird that usually lives in wet tropical forests. It has a feathers skin type. It has 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.

Facts about cassowarys
NameCassowary
TypeBird
HabitatWet tropical forests
Scientific NameCasuarius
Main PreyInsects, grass, fungi
FamilyCasuariidae
Wing Span1.5m - 2m (59in - 79in)
ColourBlue, yellow, black, tan
OrderCasuariiformes
PredatorsDingo, crocodile, humans
DietOmnivore
Average Clutch Size5
Size (H)1.5m - 2m (59in - 79in)
LifestyleSolitary
Conservation StatusVulnerable
KingdomAnimalia
Top Speed50km/h (31mph)
GenusCasuarius
Distinctive FeaturesSharp claws and horn-like crest
Life Span40 - 60 years
Weight25kg - 58.5kg (55lbs - 129lbs)
ClassAves
Skin TypeFeathers
PhylumChordata
Image Details
Description Pictures of cassowary. Cassowary bird.
Width 1723 pixels
Heigh 2176 pixels
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