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Baby Screech Owls

Ken White | Posted 06.26.2014 | 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...

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,...

New Species Found In Indonesia

AP | MARGIE MASON | Posted 02.14.2013 | Green

JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Researchers looking for a nocturnal bird in Indonesia accidentally identified a new species of owl – one that has a distin...

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...

4 Pop Culture Themes I Could Do Without

Pauline Millard | Posted 05.22.2012 | Comedy
Pauline Millard

In one of the last episodes of The Sopranos, Tony said, "'Remember When' is the lowest form of conversation." With that in mind, perhaps it's also the lowest form of design and culture -- and it's time to move on.

Snowy Owls Make Rare Journey South To Central U.S.

Reuters | Posted 03.12.2012 | Green

By Kevin Murphy Smithville, Mo., Jan 10 (Reuters) - Something white is providing a lot entertainment in parts of the United States thi...

PHOTOS: Make This Artsy Owl Pillow

Jennie Taylor | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Jennie Taylor

Owls are some of my favorite creatures and since I wrote about owl pellets in a recent post, it just seems fitting to stick with the theme. This is...

WATCH: Baby Screech Owls Are The Best

Posted 09.07.2011 | Comedy

Wild Care Bay Area recently found themselves with four baby screech owls after they were found orphaned, and their first order of business was to give...

Garden for Wildlife Month Ends This Weekend

David Mizejewski | Posted 07.26.2011 | Green
David Mizejewski

Full disclosure: I work for National Wildlife Federation. But I believe so strongly that our gardens can fit into the local ecosystem and invite back wildlife forced into ever-shrinking wild areas that I'm not ashamed to make a "shameless" plug.

Something Strange in Herald Square

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

Surprises like the blinking owl eyes of Herald Square are what make New York such a great city to explore.

A Closer Look at the PS 110 Owls

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

I notice the owls every time I cross the Williamsburg Bridge. As it happens, the principal of the school saw my previous post and generously invited me to visit the roof. I took a ton of pictures.

The Owls of PS 110

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

Next time you're heading over the Williamsburg Bridge to Brooklyn, be sure to check out the public school on the south side. PS 110's roof is covered in owls.

Legislation to Ensure Bird Killers Become Jailbirds

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Markarian

Club members killed the protected birds of prey by shooting, trapping, poisoning, clubbing, baiting birds into glass panels, and even baiting birds with pigeons rigged with fishing hooks.