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My mom says that barn owls are mean do you think the barn owl is mean or just plain adorable?

but they are so cute :D

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They are very adorable :) I don't think they are "mean" per se... females can be aggressive in defending a nest but other than that unless you manage to corner one it's not like it's going to attack you. I have several barn owl feathers I found once below a nest in a old abandoned barn, they are among my prized possessions :)

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wow! amazing :D
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they are really cool you can see the extra "fluff" at the end of the flight feathers that are responsible for their nearly silent flight :)
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edges of the feathers I mean.. this fluff runs the length of the back edge of the feather
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wow awesome!
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Owls in general are very aggressive birds, to approach one would be a risky situation unlike most small animals, owls wont only attack if they're cornered they may attack if they are simply approached.

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Lets see if I lived in a barn and had to eat mice, yeah I wouldn't be nice about it

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they're adorable!! but they can be aggressive if they feel threatened (like any other animal)

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How would she know what they're like? They're wild, not pets for her amusement.

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They are sooo cute!

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Barn owls are so adorable! Owls are predatory animals so they can be mean.

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They aren't "mean". They just defend what they view as their territory. They will defend it more vigorously if they have a nest full of babies too.

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They can be if scared

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