Caitlin t cassowary

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Caitlin t cassowary

  1. 1. Cassowary By Caitlin Trigg 2010 5B
  2. 2. Classification <ul><li>A Cassowary is a large, flightless bird. A Cassowaries scientific name is Casuarius, Casuarius. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Description <ul><li>The Cassowary is a large, flightless bird. A Cassowary is a colourful bird with purple and blue feathers. The Cassowary has three toes. The inside toe is a large, sharp claw that is used for defending itself. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Location <ul><li>There are three kinds of Cassowaries, two are found in Papua New Guinea, and the other Cassowary is found in Far North Queensland. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Habitat <ul><li>A Cassowaries habitat is in the Tropical Rainforest. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Diet <ul><li>Cassowaries eat lots of fruit and seeds. They can also eat smaller mammals and birds that they find dead. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Breeding Habits <ul><li>If a female Cassowary has fallen for a male Cassowary they will stay together for 5 weeks. The eggs are normally a bluish green colour, measuring to about approximately 9 to 14 centimetres. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Website <ul><li>http://www.cairnsholiday.com.au/Rainforest/Cassowary.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.kidcyber.com.au/topics/casso.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_a_cassowary's_scientific_name </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.mobot.org/hort/images/Clim1-1.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.neseabirds.com/Australia/art/mbcassowarypooh.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.jennifermarohasy.com/blog/archives/FemaleCassowary.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.thewonderofbirds.com/cassowary/habits.htm </li></ul>

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