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World Owl Trust — Because of their predominantly nocturnal tendencies, owls have¬† several physical adaptations which facilitate catching prey in the dark. All owls have large forward facing eyes giving good stereoscopic vision, vital for judging distances. Indeed, owls have the most forward facing eyes and hence the best stereoscopic vision of all birds. In […]

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While it adds to the owl’s mystique, silent flight serves a very practical purpose. It helps this nocturnal creature sneak up on its prey. But how do owls fly silently in the first place? While it adds to the owl’s mystique, silent flight serves a very practical purpose. It helps this nocturnal creature sneak up […]

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