A wild bird, adult, out of the woods just off the road.

A wild bird, adult, out of the woods just off the road.
Species: Southern Cassowary   Casuarius casuarius
Author: Fran Trabalon
Date: 
Friday, October 19, 2007
Added to IBC: 7 Jun 2011 - 19:19
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It was feeding on the bodies of the frogs run over.

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Citation

Fran Trabalon, IBC980993. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/980993.

Extended version
Fran Trabalon, IBC980993. Photo of Southern Cassowary Casuarius casuarius at Mission Beach, Australia. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/980993.

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