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Baby Owl Back at Home Thanks To WSU & Avista

PULLMAN, Wash. - A Great Horned owl chick is back in its nest at Pullman's Lincoln Middle School. The chick, which is too young to fly, was found a week ago at the foot of the nest tree on the school grounds. Employees from Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine took the bird back to WSU for an examination and feeding while plans were made to replace it in its nest. After waiting for winds to die down Avista donated a large bucket truck along with serviceman Tom Haeder to reach the nest about 40 feet off the ground. The mother owl flew off when Avista arrived  but was seen circling nearby before returning to the nest. 
 

 

 

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