AnAge entry for Casuarius unappendiculatus

Classification (HAGRID: 01175)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Casuariiformes
                Family: Casuariidae
                    Genus: Casuarius
Species
Casuarius unappendiculatus
Common name
Blyth's cassowary

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
22 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 575
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
47,300 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 174390
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