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Nighttime Hunters: Exploring the Exceptional Adaptations and Ecology of the Great Horned Owl

The Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus) is a fascinating and formidable nocturnal predator found across the Americas. These majestic birds are well-known for their striking appearance, featuring large, wide-set eyes, a prominent facial disc, and of course, the characteristic feathered “horns” from which they get their name. As nighttime hunters, great horned owls possess a …

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