Casuarius


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Related to Casuarius: cassowary, Casuariidae
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Noun1.Casuarius - type and sole genus of the Casuaridae: cassowariesCasuarius - type and sole genus of the Casuaridae: cassowaries
bird genus - a genus of birds
Casuaridae, family Casuaridae - a family of large ostrich-like birds including cassowaries
cassowary - large black flightless bird of Australia and New Guinea having a horny head crest
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The specialist chapters take us through environmental change, human remains, stone artefacts, bone artefacts and isoleucine epimerization in Casuarius eggshells.
Reciprocal ecosystem impact and behavioural interactions between cassowaries, Casuarius casuarius, and humans, Homo sapiens: Exploring the natural-human interface and its implications for endangered species recovery in North Queensland, Australia.
8%; Sotherland and Rahn 1987), but smaller than that of Southern Cassowary (Casuarius casuarius, 42%; Sotherland and Rahn 1987), Emu (47%; Dzialowski and Sotherland 2004), and Southern Brown Kiwi (Apteryx australis, 61%; Calder et al.