Cassowaries are flightless and use their powerful legs to navigate their way through vegetation in search of food, they are also Australia’s heaviest birds. They are only found in the wet tropics and Cape York in rainforests, melaleuca swamps, mangrove forests and even beaches. Cassowaries are a key-stone species and play a vital role in maintaining the environment in northern Australia, spreading fruit seeds.
IUCN status: Least concern
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