Gardening is temporarily forgotten, head-dresses are dusted off, cassowary
quills straightened through septums and face-paint applied via plastic hand-held mirrors.
, are only known from the type localities.
Then, the scientific explanations of 18 seemingly docile animals' defense mechanisms leave the reader wanting to know more about these unique creatures, such as the cassowary
, electric caterpillar, cane toad, and puffer fish.
This excludes the majestic cassowary
, which suffered a significant decline due to direct deaths and displacement (see box).
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is the third largest flightless bird in the ratite family.
Some of Oudry's "sitters" are represented in proud isolation: a lordly lion, a statuesque cassowary
and an elegant Indian blackbuck.
8 Palm House, Cassowary
Road, Handsworth Wood, guide price pounds 99,950.
Oudry's Rhinoceros appears alongside ten other life-size paintings of exotic animals--among them a cassowary
, a hyena, and a mufflon--that inhabited the French royal menagerie at Versailles.
By Meadowlake out of the Cormorant mare Cassowary
, the seven-year-old is a full-sister to multiple Graded stakes winner Meadow Flight.
Unable to support his family on the trickle of customers who visit his farm, Calvin Cassowary
accepts the offer of Gallinipper Foods to equip him with high-tech equipment in exchange for buying his eggs.
This professional studied the endangered cassowary
The Anganen of the Southern Highlands Province, in common with many other Papua New Guineans, hold a special place for the cassowary
in their imagination (e.
When dressing a cassowary
, don't make the hat tight.
Another project underway is The Australian Adventure which will include a koala exhibit, a cassowary
exhibit, a lorikeet aviary where visitors will be able to feed the birds and a wallaby exhibit where visitors can walk inside with the wallabys.