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  • will only lay their eggs on one species of plant;
  • mate as soon as the female hatches from her cocoon;
  • with a wingspan of 20cm, are Australia's largest butterfly;
  • caterpillars store toxins from their food in orange spines on their backs.

Further information about the Cassowary can be found at these sites:

Threats which affect this animal in this Menagerie™ ADD-ON Habitat are:

Pigs - destroy vegetation by eating, wallowing and digging around wet areas. They also disturb the nests of ground nesting birds and reptiles and eat native animals and their eggs.


This animal lives in these habitats:

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