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Animal Corner – The Short-Eared Owl

[caption id="attachment_2086" align="alignleft" width="277"] Photo Credit: Tupulak[/caption] A name can say a lot, especially if you're a Short-Eared Owl. As you might have guessed, this owl is known for their extremely short ears. Their ears are so short that you can't really see them among all their feathers. They still have excellent hearing and are great communicators. They hoot, bark and make hissing or squeaking sounds. These owls grow up…

Animal Corner — The Short-Eared Owl

[caption id="attachment_2086" align="alignleft" width="277"] Photo Credit: Tupulak[/caption] This week, we continue our Missouri Owls blogs! While we hear owls often enough, especially at night, chances are we do not know much about them. We know they hoot and...that's it! We may not even realize that there are several different owl species in Missouri alone. Please join us in venturing beyond the hooting and learning more about the different owl species,…