Cassowary: The name cassowary seems to be of Papuan origin. “Kasu” means horned, and “weri” means head, referring to the bird’s casqued or helmeted head.

Karyl Carmignani, Staff Writer

World Orangutan Day

World Orangutan Day

August 19th, 2014

Suzanne Hall

Today is World Orangutan Day! On this day, organizations around the globe are highlighting the plight of one of our closest living relatives, the tree-dwelling “person of the forest.”

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