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(credit: The Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota)

Post-Rehab, Injured Snowy Owl Flies Into The Wild

After weeks of rehab and exercise in Minnesota, a rare snowy owl that was apparently hit by a bus in the nation’s capital has being released into the wild. The Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota took in the owl because it has expertise in replacing damaged feathers.

04/19/2014

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Owl Festival Draws Bird Lovers To SE Minnesota

Lots of folks will give a hoot about the far southeastern Minnesota community of Houston this weekend. The International Festival of Owls is expected to draw nearly 2,000 visitors Friday through Sunday to the city of 979 people.

03/07/2014

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Tough Winter Forces Owls South In Hunt For Food

It’s been a tough winter for owls in parts of North America, and the evidence is turning up on roadsides, at bird feeders and at a wildlife rehabilitation center in Minnesota.

03/13/2013

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Holiday Lights Creating Problems For MN Owls

There’s an incentive to take down those holiday lights this weekend, owls are getting stuck and injured. Great horned owls begin their nesting and the increased activity means an increased risk of injury.

02/10/2012

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Starvation Forces Snowy Owls Into Minnesota

It’s one of those rare treats of Mother Nature. A bird seldom seen south of the Canadian border is becoming a common sight among many this winter, as Minnesotans come face to face with the snowy owl.

12/02/2011

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