Searching for Pekpek: Cassowaries and Conservation in the New Guinea Rainforest

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Andrew Mack immersed himself in a vast expanse of roadless, old growth rainforest of Papua New Guinea in 1987. He and his co-investigator Debra Wright, built a research station by hand and lived there for years. Their mission was to study the secretive and perhaps most dinosaur-like creature still roaming the planet: the cassowary. The ensuing adventures of this unorthodox biologistOCostudying seeds found in cassowary droppings (pekpek), learning to live among the indigenous PawaiOCOia, traversing jungles, fighting pests ...

Searching for Pekpek: Cassowaries and Conservation in the New Guinea Rainforest 2014, Cassowary Conservation & Publishing, LLC

ISBN-13: 9780989390309

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