Struthioniformes

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Casuariiformes (cassowaries, emus; class Aves) An order of large ratites that have coarse, hair-like plumage, and three toes. There are two families, Casuariidae and Dromaiidae, confined to Australasia.

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Struthioniformes (ostrich; class Aves) An order that comprises only the family Struthionidae.