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  • Cassowary casques act as thermal windows 

    Eastick, Danielle; Tattersall, Glenn; Watson, Simon; Lesku, John; Robert, Kylie (Nature Publishing Group, 2019-02-13)
    Many ideas have been put forward for the adaptive value of the cassowary casque; and yet, its purpose remains speculative. Homeothermic animals elevate body temperature through metabolic heat production. Heat gain must be ...