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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Wise_Old_Owl

"A Wise Old Owl" is an English language nursery rhyme. It has a Roud Folk Song Index number ... The rhyme refers to the traditional image of owls as the symbol of wisdom. It was recorded as early as 1875 and is apparently older than that.

mentalfloss.com/article/69941/are-owls-actually-wise

Oct 22, 2015 ... But, it turns out, though they're excellent hunters, owls probably aren't any smarter than a lot of other birds. ... That's not to say that owls are dumb. ... giant yellow eyes, then why do we so frequently represent them that way?

www.quora.com/Animal-Wisdom-Why-are-owls-considered-wise

I had one Naturalist tell me once that owls came to represent wisdo... ... heads around to such a great degree could give the impression that they are "all seeing. ... able to do things at night most creatures cannot, it's no surprise that owls are ...

www.quora.com/How-did-owls-come-to-be-associated-with-wisdom-and-knowledge

Many children have grown up with nursery stories of wise old owls. From the ancient Greek ... People who are even reasonably intelligent and don't talk excessively often command a good deal of attention when they do speak up. Weight is ...

www.scienceiq.com/facts/wiseasanowl.cfm

But most species of owls can't be trained to do even the most rudimentary tasks. ... the expression 'wise as an owl'? The most common answer - they look smart.

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Source(s): owls personified wise: https://biturl.im/YJrew ... I guess because they are so statuesque and they seem quite ... Source(s): http://www.whyzz.com/why- do-people-think-owls-are- ... What comes to mind when i say?

wonderopolis.org/wonder/who-is-the-wisest-bird

That means owls do most of their hunting at night when other raptors are sleeping. ... Owls' large eyes enable them to see better at night when they tend to hunt. ... from Winnie-the-Pooh to the Harry Potter series, feature owls as wise and noble .... as Tisha) am here to say i love this article and i love owls very much they and ...

www.azcentral.com/story/opinion/op-ed/claythompson/2016/02/08/ask-clay-wise-old-bloodsucking-owl/80031336

Feb 8, 2016 ... Owls have been considered symbols of reason way back to ancient Greece. Over time they also have been thought of as bad luck, good luck or ...

www.reference.com/pets-animals/owls-seen-wise-b713984c0f18f6e4

The owl is regarded as a wise creature in a variety of mythologies. Its most ... They are also known as Arctic owls, snow owl. ... Why do owls hoot at night? Q: ...

www.birdnature.com/feb1899/owls.html

The owl has been called a wise bird for the same reason that some men are ... We know they do not eat the pigeons because owls swallow their food whole and  ...