In sad news from Audubon’s Hog Island Osprey Nest, one of Rachel and Steve’s chicks was taken from the nest last night by a Great Horned Owl. The owl snuck in little after 1am ET, snatching the sleeping chick as osprey mom Rachel tried to defend her home with wings, talons, and warning calls.
Founder and President of Owl Research Institute and host of explore’s new Great Gray Owl Cam and fan favorite Great Horned Owl Cam Denver Holt will join us Tuesday, May 2nd at 5pm ET / 2pm PT on the Great Gray Owl Cam. It’s your chance to learn about the new cam and any other
Today we celebrate mothers for their never-ending dedication to their families, for giving life and unconditional love to their children. Explore is home to many devoted mothers to spend the day with!
Sometimes the cutest owl chicks do less-than-adorable (but still fascinating) things. Check out this video of what looks like the Great Horned Owl chick ripping apart a rodent. Experts from the Owl Research Institute informs us further: