Rescued owl flies again after remarkable Geneva rescue

2nd November 2010, Comments 0 comments

The chances of a female Eurasian eagle owl surviving are slim when it injures a wing after becoming ensnared in netting from a Geneva vineyard. But the night predator, the largest species of its kind in Europe, is released back into the wild after making a recovery that follows seven surgical operations at a veterinary clinic and convalescence at a bird rehabilitation centre where it is retrained to fly and hunt.

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