This beautiful and mysterious looking owl was released by our rangers from Sre Ambel yesterday. "A farmer called our station and he asked us to come by his house to release the owl," said head ranger Swath Rethy. "I guess he wants to set it free for good fortune."
Fun Facts about Owl:
-There are around 200 different owl species.
-Owls are active at night (nocturnal).
-A group of owls is called a parliament.
-Most owls hunt insects, small mammals and other birds.
-Some owl species hunt fish.
-Owls have powerful talons (claws) that help them catch & kill prey.
-Owls have large eyes and a flat face.
-Owls can turn their heads as much as 270 degrees.
-Unlike most birds, owls make virtually no noise when they fly.
-They have special feathers that break turbulence into smaller currents, which reduces sound.