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lvl1 People saved owl

Found owl

A man found a snowy owl in November 2009. There was oil on the owl.

 

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The man took the owl to a wildlife shelter.* The shelter is in Edmonton.

Helped owl

At the shelter, workers checked the owl. The next day, they washed the owl.

 

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The workers were careful. Snowy owls have:

  • a sharp beak
  • sharp claws

Owl got better

The owl was at the shelter for about 5 weeks. Workers took care of the owl. The owl got better.

 

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Let owl go

Workers let the owl go in January 2010.

 

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It flew away.

 

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Did you know?

Most of the year, snowy owls live in the Far North. Watch for them in Alberta in the winter.

If you find an injured wild animal

  • Call a wildlife shelter:
    1-877-924-2444 (free), or
  • Call Alberta Fish and Wildlife:
    1-877-944-0313 (free).

*the Wildlife Rehabilitation Society of Edmonton

 

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