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They Sure Are Growing Up Quick!

Here is a short highlight which captures how the Long Eared Owl chicks quickly mature in a matter of weeks. http://explore.org/#!/videos/player/owl-they-grow-up-so-fast

Did You Know?

The hook at the tip of the bald eagle’s beak is used for tearing. Behind the hook, the upper mandible has an edge sharp enough to slice tough skin; it overlaps the lower mandible, creating a scissoring effect. The bald eagle’s beak and talons are made of keratin, and grow continuously in the same way