Texas State Aquarium Returns a Rehabilitated Barn Owl to the Wild

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Second Chances Wildlife Rehabilitation logoJuly 21, 2014

CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – On Monday, July 21, at 5:00 p.m., the Texas State Aquarium will be releasing a barn owl back to its natural habitat. The owl was brought to the Aquarium’s Second Chances Wildlife Hospital June 13th after being found with its feet swollen and entangled in fibers. Barn owls are widely distributed and can be found in most countries around the world. After receiving treatment for its injuries, the bird is now ready to be returned back to the wild.

What: Photo/video opportunity: Release of rehabilitated barn owl

When: Monday, July 21 @ 5:00 p.m.

Where: Hazel Bazemore Park – Hawk Watch platform

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Texas State Aquarium: Connecting people with nature and inspiring conservation of the Gulf of Mexico. The Aquarium is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums.

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