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Ken White | Posted 07.15.2016 | Green
Ken White

Several weeks back I wrote about the three baby Screech Owls my wife and I raised and released in our yard, "overflow" from the Peninsula Humane Socie...

Screech Owls in the Yard

Ken White | Posted 06.23.2016 | Green
Ken White

A great deal of that hands-on rehab is performed by hundreds of dedicated volunteers, my wife Carolyn among them. With the urging then of my very special volunteer and following plans provided by our professional wildlife staff, we've constructed a spacious enclosure in our backyard.

Is That Viral 'Owl Hug' Really A Hug?

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 06.08.2016 | Good News

If you’ve been on the internet the past couple of days, you’ve probably seen this photo of an owl appearing to "hug" the man who nursed her back t...

Owl Rides Mechanical Toy Horse, Even Goes Sidesaddle

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.12.2016 | Comedy

An owl riding a toy horse seems so random, but this owl makes it seem so normal. Have you been taking equestrian lessons at the toy stable, owl? If ow...

This Is Why Owls Bob Their Heads

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 02.05.2016 | Science

A recent segment of "BirdNote" answered an age-old question about owls: Why do they bob their heads? Turns out they're not trying to freak you out so...

Boy Watches Owls On TV, Real Owl Shows Up To Join Him

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 07.31.2015 | Weird News

Marlo Sarmiento was a few minutes into watching an animated TV show about owls with his 5-year-old son Ollie the other night when he got distracted by...

Owl Coolly Swims Through Lake Michigan After Falcon Attack

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 12.05.2014 | Green

Owls are remarkable and intimidating creatures: They can fly near silently. They have excellent vision and hearing. They're fierce hunters that can sw...

This Owl Is About To Try Smiling (It Will Not Succeed)

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.10.2014 | Comedy

YouTuber Adam Poley says this owl always pulls this face whenever he pays the bird a visit. With its part smile, part awkward funny face, we're thinki...

Katla McGlynn

David Rees Casts The All-Female 'Ghostbusters' Movie | Katla McGlynn | Posted 10.15.2014 | Comedy

HuffPost Comedy Editors Carol Hartsell and Katla McGlynn spend all day looking at funny things on the Internet. Now, they have a podcast. This is "Too...

Tiny Owl Getting A Massage Might Be Having A Better Day Than You

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.13.2014 | Comedy

When Kuu the screech owl gets a full-on head massage, the little bird melts into ultimate relaxation. Judging from the squinted eyes and sin...

Baby Screech Owls

Ken White | Posted 08.26.2014 | San Francisco
Ken White

Unlike most humane organizations, Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA also provides care for injured and orphaned native wild animals. And this time of ye...

Here Is A Baby Owl Doing A Little Dance, And It's A Hoot

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 06.26.2014 | Good News

Sometimes all you need to get you through the midweek slump is a morepork owl doing a dance. When this tiny guy was about 1 week old, he was admitt...

An Owl Flew Into A Guy's House, And It Was Terrifying

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.20.2014 | Comedy

What would you do if an owl flew into your house? In the viral video above, watch as a guy who's been nicknamed the "Owl Whisperer" takes on a wayw...

Don't Poison Me! A Big Win for Baby Owls (Like This One) and Other Wildlife

Alison Hermance | Posted 08.18.2014 | Green
Alison Hermance

With luck, and with the successful implementation of the EPA regulations, no poisons will enter this owl family's food chain and this little owlet will grow up strong and healthy.

This Dedicated Little Owl Has Big Dreams

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 06.17.2014 | Arts

Every year young artists flock to the big city, looking for work and inspiration. The search can prove challenging for some. But thanks to its impe...

WildCare Test Results Show Barn Owl Died of Rat Poison

Alison Hermance | Posted 05.06.2014 | Green
Alison Hermance

It's fascinating to find out that this owl had done well, and had survived for eight years -- well beyond the average lifespan of a Barn Owl. But her long and successful life was cut short when she ate a poisoned rodent. This happens a lot.

Give a Hoot About Wildlife

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 04.21.2014 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

While it's difficult to mitigate the effects of human activities for surprising visitors from the north who are unaware of the hazards of populated, temperate climates, we can be more much conscious of our behavior toward more familiar and common wildlife in our communities.

Knock! Knock! Whoooooo's There?

Posted 08.15.2013 | Comedy

You never know who might show up at your front door uninvited. And, according to this video, you never know who will show up at your doggie door, eith...

Owls Be Crazy

Posted 07.25.2013 | Comedy

Beneath its fluffy exterior, the owl is an adorable, killer bird of prey. Ze Frank gives us an owl reality check with all the facts you need to kno...

Man Politely Asks Owl To Wake Up

Posted 06.17.2013 | Green

No, this poor owl did not have too much to drink, although that's pretty much how he's being addressed. In this short YouTube video posted June 15,...

Good News Re: #Hoot2Give

Craig Newmark | Posted 03.10.2013 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Hey there, folks -- here's the deal: I teamed up with the good folks at National Wildlife Federation to raise money for the furry little critters. Last month, I asked folks on social media to #Hoot2Give. Each time someone used the hashtag on Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest, I gave $1 to NWF (up to $5k).

The Owl Trend Is Hot at Las Vegas Market

Marcia Prentice | Posted 10.13.2012 | HuffPost Home
Marcia Prentice

Whoo whoo was hot at the Las Vegas Market? The owl trend shined with owl decor in many of the showrooms. Everything from owl pitchers to owl wall art caught my attention. There is obviously a big fascination with owls right now.

Is This Owl Real or Fake?

David Mizejewski | Posted 04.24.2012 | Green
David Mizejewski

2012-04-24-Screenshot20120424at7.51.58PM.jpgYou have to wonder what drew the owl to that exact spot, especially since owls are not social animals and typically avoid each other in the wild.

The Owl in the Attic and Rehab Complexities

Paul Kelway | Posted 06.06.2012 | Green
Paul Kelway

Each of the wildlife groups that treated this bird fought for its survival and was determined to provide it with the specialized care it needed. There is something especially moving about instances when humans are able to aid animals that have faced human-caused threats.

LOOK: Adorable Burrowing Baby Owls

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 03.27.2012 | Good News

After hatching in an incubator at a hawk conservancy in England, two orphaned baby owls have moved in with their new dad, park keeper Jimmy Robinson f...