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Owl attacks on the increase

Within the last month at least four runners have been attacked by hostile owls without provocation. When out on a run the risks of being set upon by a…

Making An Owl Super Drowsy

(Video Link) It’s a little known fact that owls love petting. In fact, in Caesar’s case, it actually helps him fall asleep. Also, in case you’re wondering, Caesar isn’t a pet, he was rescued and has since been released back into the wild. Via I Can Has Cheezburger

Train Engineer Adopts Owl from Track

Guo Zuchun drives a train in Chongqing, China. One day he saw three tiny owls on the track and managed to stop the train before hitting them. They were too small to fly, and are believed to be victims of a storm that destroyed their nest. Two were given to a local wildlife centre to be [...]

Giant owls preying on cats and dogs

Albuquerque residents have claimed their pets are being targetted by giant owls roaming the area. One dog owner claimed that her puppy had been killed…

Stunning Paper Bird Sculptures

There are plenty of origami birds out there, but what makes the designs of Joyanne Horscroft and Julie Wilkinson so different is the distinct sculptural aspect of their papercraft birds. Rather than just folding sheets of paper into bird shapes, the team, known collectively as The Makerie, use scissors, glue and folding techniques to create [...]