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Bwoglines: Think Twice Before You Own A Cassowary Edition

If you want to see a cassowary, go to the zoo.

Happening in the world: Sudan’s intelligence chief stepped down on Saturday. This follows the armed forces deposed President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, who had been in power since 1989. (The New York Times)

Happening in the U.S.: A captive cassowary attacked and killed its owner in Florida, authorities said on Saturday. The bird likely attacked when the owner fell down, and cassowaries are known for having extremely sharp talons. The current status of the bird is unknown. (NBC News via The Associated Press)

Happening in NYC: A construction worker in SoHo was killed in a crane accident on Saturday by a counterweight falling on him. This is the third time in less than a week that a construction worker has been killed while working in NYC. (NBC New York)

Happening on campus: On Monday at 4:00 PM, there will be a panel discussion on “Chinese Oral Histories at Columbia and Beyond: Lessons and Legacies for Now and Future” in the International Affairs building. More details here. 

Why would you voluntarily go near one of these things via Wikimedia Commons

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