Better known as the Southern Cassowary is a very rare member of Ratite group (Emus, Ostrich, Moa, etc) with only about 2000 left in the rainforests of North Queensland. Their numbers continue to decrease due to habitat destruction.
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The Southern Cassowary also known as Double-wattled Cassowary, Australian Cassowary or Two-wattled Cassowary, is a large flightless black bird. It is a ratite and therefore related to the Emu, Ostrich, and the genus ''Rhea''.