Owl Second Guessing Move to Caribbean
By Anna Washenko, FluffPo Correspondent
Recently retired owl Amber last month moved to the US Virgin Island of St. Croix. But what was intended to be a quiet retirement, living out her golden years in paradise, has turned into a nightmare.
“She’s become the center of attention everywhere she goes on the island. People just stare at her, sometimes even through binoculars,” said close friend Alex Marinelli. "It’s rude. It’s like they’ve never seen an owl before.“
According to owl expert Dr. Nathan Twony of Ball State University, that very well could be the case.
"Long eared owls don’t usually get down that far south,” he said. “Seeing a bird like Amber in St. Croix would understandably cause quite a stir. I’m sure the local ornithological community is pretty excited.”
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