Inside the cassowary’s casque

Casowary-uniappendiculatus

Scientific American published Inside the cassowary’s casque by Darren Naish on its blog on 15 February 2015.

The article discusses the evolution of the various cassowary species and the anatomy of the cassowary casque and how it may be used. It emphasises that we still have a lot to learn about all these facets of cassowary research.

You can also download a copy of the research below:

Darren Naish & Richard Perron (2014) Structure and function of the cassowary’s casque and its implications for cassowary history, biology and evolution

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