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Species profile—Casuarius casuarius johnsonii (southern population) (southern cassowary (southern population))

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Casuariidae (cassowaries and emus) → Casuarius casuarius johnsonii (southern population) (southern cassowary (southern population))

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Casuariidae (cassowaries and emus)
Scientific name
Casuarius casuarius johnsonii (southern population) Mueller, 1866
Common name
southern cassowary (southern population)
WildNet taxon ID
1087
Alternate name(s)
cassowary
double-wattled cassowary
Australian cassowary
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Endangered
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC) status
Endangered
Back on Track (BoT) status
Critical
Conservation significant
Yes
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Potentially Aggressive
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Species environment
Terrestrial

Other resources

Species Profile and Threats Database (SPRAT)
Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1087

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
23 October 2019
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