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Milky Eagle Owl

San Diego Zoo wildlife

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Some recently cataloged pictures of wildlife at the San Diego Zoo:

African Pygmy Goose

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Burrowing Owls

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Bat-eared Fox

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Black Duiker

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Black-crowned Night Heron

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Black-tailed Prairie Dog

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Bontebok

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Common Shelduck

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Grey Crowned Crane

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This last little beauty is my favorite today. It’s a Verreaux’s Eagle Owl (Bubo lacteus), also known as a Milky Eagle Owl or Giant Eagle Owl. It was rescued from the wild as an injured young bird and kept by the rescuers as a pet. Unfortunately, their rescue has resulted in human imprinting so the bird cannot be returned to the wild. It is serving out its life as an Ambassador of the San Diego Zoo, meaning that it goes to schools, seminars, and conventions to help people understand birds, raptors, owls, birds of prey.

Milky Eagle Owl

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Milky Eagle Owl

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Milky Eagle Owl

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Milky Eagle Owl

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