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Sanctuary Deems Rescued Owl "Too Fat To Fly"

Suffolk Owl Sanctuary has deemed a rescued owl "too fat to fly" when it was brought in from a ditch and thought to be injured... turns out, the owl wasn't injured and simply too chonky to fly. 

The little owl, known as a Athene noctua, was examined by staff and they found it to be "simply extremely obese" and "unable to fly effectively" as a result of that. 

So even so the owl isn't injury, it's still good that it's at the sanctuary where they can regulate its diet and he it achieve a more "natural weight" and thus, able to fly once more. 

Good luck, little guy! We believe in you! 

Story via BBC

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California Firefighters Rescued Ram, a Great Horned Owl, From Maria Fire

Some happier news to emerge from the blazes in California revolves around an injured great horned owl discovered by CAL FIRE in the ashes of the Maria Fire. Firefighters used a coat and took Ram to a wildlife rehabilitation group, where the bird will recover from its injuries.

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'Male' Owl Shocks Staff At Owl Santuarcy By Laying An Egg

'Hoo' knew?! The owl known as Kaln, is actually a female! Kaln first arrived at Gloucester's Barn Owl Centre as a chick in 1996, and the bird's gender had never actually been checked because the bird was so healthy, according to Vincent Jones, who set up the centre. 

"You should have seen his face after he laid it. You should have seen our faces," Mr Jones said.

The staff plans to change Kaln's name to Kalnee in recognition of his newly discovered gender.

Read more at BBC


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This Not So Smart Owl Was Found Napping In a Plane Engine But Luckily, Was Discovered During Pre-Flight Check

During pre-flight checks on a Virgin Australia Boeing 737-800 at Melbourne Airport few days ago, engineers came across this owl nestled cozily inside one of the engines, blissfully unaware of the fate that could've befallen him. This is a great example of the importance of pre-flight checks! people on twitter were very greatful to the Virgin's dedicated team. 

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Rescued Owl Wouldn't Stop Hugging The Man Who Rescued Her

When Douglas "Doug" Pojeky, president of Wild at Heart Rescue., Mississippi, treated the great horned owl named GiGi from a near-death experience, a strong bond was formed. And when Pojeky went away to visit his family in Michigan, he was clearly missed. Upon returning back to work, he immediately went to check up on GiGi. GiGi slowly walked up to him, gave him a hug, and wouldn't stop. 

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This Owl Is Probably The Worst Boss Ever (Comics)

Sova the owl is the most effective manager you have ever seen and it has a twitter page where he brags on his questionable accomplishments. 

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