File:Dromaius peroni.jpg

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English: Restoration of an extinct emu based on a specimen in the Museum of Natural History in Paris, now thought to belong to Dromaius ater from King Island. However, in Rothschild's book, it is used to illustrate Dromaius peroni (which is now a synonym of Dromaius baudinianus), coined for the species from Kangaroo Island he thought the specimen belonged to. One-Third Natural Size—from type specimen
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Source Extinct birds : an attempt to unite in one volume a short account of those birds which have become extinct in historical times : that is, within the last six or seven hundred years : to which are added a few which still exist, but are on the verge of extinction. By Lionel Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild (8 February 1868 – 27 August 1937). Plate 40
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current 02:53, 25 September 2011 Thumbnail for version as of 02:53, 25 September 2011 2,796 × 2,439 (2.32 MB) FunkMonk == {{int:filedesc}} == {{Information |Description={{en|1=Kangaroo Island Emu (Dromaius baudinianus) is an extinct member of the bird family Casuariidae. It was restricted to Kangaroo Island, South Australia. It differed from the mainland Emu mainly in its

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