Southern Cassowary, Casuarius casuarius
Image credit: © San Diego Zoo Global. All rights reserved. // Image location: Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, Queensland, Australia.
Walkabout Australia opens Summer 2018 — Discover grasslands dotted with grazing kangaroos. Come nose-to-nose with wombats. Listen to the calls of kookaburras, cockatoos, and cassowaries!
Wildlife from the Land Down Under
San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s Walkabout Australia will immerse you in the incredible landscapes and biodiversity of Australia. The Land Down Under is a land unlike any other—and the animals that live there are just as unique.
This page is your entry to fact sheets for animals of Walkabout Australia (and a few other Australian species living at the San Diego Zoo). Links to the fact sheets are listed alphabetically, by an animal's common or scientific name.
What is notable about these fact sheets?
San Diego Zoo Global Library's fact sheets are in-depth and based on the research literature. Each includes references and an extensive bibliography. The following topics are covered:
- Taxonomy & History
- Distribution & Habitat
- Physical Characteristics
- Behavior & Ecology
- Diet & Feeding
- Reproduction & Development
- Managed Care
- Population & Conservation
Who prepares these fact sheets?
Our fact sheets are prepared by San Diego Zoo Global Library staff (contact us). Also see our other recommended fact sheet sources (right).
Red-necked Wallaby, Macropus rufogriseus
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