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What are some typical barn owl behaviors?

What are some typical barn owl behaviors?

Earlier this week we talked about how owl families are formed. Today, let’s take a closer look at some of the common behaviors we see within barn owl families. 
by OBDKon November 27, 2020
Happy Thanksgiving from OBDK

Happy Thanksgiving from OBDK

The major holiday season starts tomorrow. This year, it looks a lot different. We’re stuck at home, unable to travel to see our loved ones in person in order to protect them and ourselves. But that doesn’t mean we can’t still spend time together. 

by OBDKon November 25, 2020
Prehistoric diving marine iguanas look like mini Godzillas

Prehistoric diving marine iguanas look like mini Godzillas

These vegetarian lizards have evolved in order to survive in this world. They live on algae that grows in the raging surf along the coast, sometimes as deep as 33m, or 100 feet below the surface.
by Chris Andersonon November 24, 2020
Barn Owls Can be an Effective Control for Rodents and Gophers

Barn Owls Can be an Effective Control for Rodents and Gophers

The researcher checking into using barn owls as a natural form of vertebrate pest control, Sara Kross, Assistant Professor at the University of California, Davis’ Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, conducted her studies in California’s Central Valley.
by Chris Andersonon November 20, 2020
What's a bear's closest relative?

What's a bear's closest relative?

Do you think these two look alike? Bears are classified as caniforms, AKA doglike carnivores. But do you know what other animal is considered a caniform, too?

by OBDKon November 20, 2020
Test Your Dissection Skills with Great Horned Owl Pellets

Test Your Dissection Skills with Great Horned Owl Pellets

Great horned owls swallow smaller prey whole and regurgitate a pellet like barn owls do. However, because great horned owls have such a diverse diet of big and small animals, they can break up the bones of the animals they eat. 
by OBDKon November 18, 2020
Check out these three scholarship opportunities from our friends at V School

Check out these three scholarship opportunities from our friends at V School

The COVID-19 health crisis is rapidly changing our day-to-day lives. And with so many people now out of work, we needed to find a way to help as many people as possible transition into a career in tech. We’ve put together $1M in community relief funds to help people re-skill for careers in tech by providing $6,000 toward tuition for our web development and UX/UI design online programs. 
by OBDKon November 18, 2020
What you need to know about Great Horned Owls

What you need to know about Great Horned Owls

Great horned owls have an interesting diet. They’ll eat animals common to other owls like voles, mice, squirrels, or snakes, but they’ll also take down bigger animals like foxes, skunks, falcons, and other owls. In particular, great horned owls will prey upon barn owls.
by OBDKon November 16, 2020
Common Owls North America

Common Owls North America

Owls are so similar in a lot of ways when it comes to their hunting abilities and prey preference and also so different when it comes to where they prefer to live and what they look like! 
by OBDKon November 13, 2020
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