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Cassowary. By: Kayla Hornick. Where Do I Live ?. It lives in the rainforests of New Guinea. The rainforests gets 2,540 mm(rainfall). Cassowary’s prefers stream banks and clearings. They hide in caves and under thick tropical trees for shelter. Physical Features.

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cassowary
Cassowary
  • By:
  • Kayla Hornick
where do i live
Where Do I Live?
  • It lives in the rainforests of New Guinea.
  • The rainforests gets 2,540 mm(rainfall).
  • Cassowary’s prefers stream banks and clearings.
  • They hide in caves and under thick tropical trees for shelter.
physical features
PhysicalFeatures
  • They ’re about 6 ft tall.
  • Black hairy body with long blue neck.
  • They weigh around 70 kilos.
  • They have three toes that are very sharp.
  • They have a brownish horn on their head shaped like a crest.
  • It has a straight grey beak.
  • They are birds.
endangered
Endangered
  • The cassowary lives to be 60 but mostly doesn’t because it’s endangered.
  • Dogs can do bad damage to young chicks.
  • Men still shoot them even though it is illegal.
  • There is also a large amount of road kills.
  • People eat Cassowary eggs.
  • And they are having habitat lose.
  • Their predators are feral pigs ,

men and dogs.

food foragers
Food Foragers
  • Cassowaries are omnivores.
  • They eat nuts, seeds, berries, snails, and small animals.
  • They are foragers so they don’t kill their prey , they find food that is already dead.
  • They eat food in an area very quickly.

Yum!

reproduction
Reproduction
  • Eggs are dark green and 5 to 6 inches.
  • The male builds the nest out of water proof plant material so the eggs don’t get soaked.
  • The chicks are cream with brown stripes.
  • The dad looks after them for 9 months then the chicks have to live on their own.
behavior
Behavior
  • The Cassowary is a shy secretive bird , but if cornered it can be very dangerous .
  • It’s waddle can change color according to the time of year and mood.
physical or behavior
Physicalorbehavior
  • Physical : Crest on head to run through undergrowth so the head doesn’t get hurt.
  • Behavior : Razor sharp feet to defend itself.
  • Physical :Large wedge shaped body so when running it’s body doesn’t get hurt by sharp leaves and vines.
  • Behavior : It’s shy so it’s color can blend with It’s environment before something even knew it was there.
inside of me
Inside Of Me
  • The cassowary’s body structure helps it to eat poisonous plants other animals can’t eat.
  • Without those trees the rainforest would have a big loss and many animals would lose their environment.
  • The Cassowary is very important to the rainforest and it’s animals.
  • The Cassowary has something inside it to help it see in the dark . That means it is nocturnal .
  • They are safer because there predators aren’t awake at night.
  • Being nocturnal gives them lots of time to find shelter , get food and move around .
fun facts
FunFacts
  • It is related to dinosaurs because it has a lot of dinosaur feature and has the same behavior
  • The female Is larger than the male.
  • They were voted most dangerous bird in the world and they got put into The Guinness book of world records in 2006 or 2007.