Bird

Double-wattled Cassowary

The cassowary, an imposing flightless bird native to the tropical forests of Australia and New Guinea, is distinguished by its glossy black plumage and horned helmet, adding a fascinating dimension to the avian diversity of the region.

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keyfacts about the Double-wattled Cassowary

1,35 m

Average Size

44 kg

Average Weight

50 days

Incubation period of the egg

Famille

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  • Name : Double-wattled Cassowary
  • Latin name : Casuarius casuarius
  • Origin : Northern Australia, New Guinea
  • IUCN status : Vulnerable
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