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10 animals found in the rainforest

By: Bryan Nelson on April 7, 2014, 10:40 a.m.

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Found in the rainforests of New Guinea and Northeastern Australia, these colorful flightless birds look like flamboyant ostriches wearing razor-like helmets. They are the third largest birds in the world (behind only the ostrich and the emu), and unlike many species of bird, it's the female cassowary —rather than the male — that is typically more brightly colored.