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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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Jul 24, 2013 ... I will add to Rena Levi's observations, with this. Owls fly silently, are active by night, ... Their enormous eyes leave the impression that they are taking in ... So, silent, able to come and go without detection, able to do things at night .... He's 100% deaf so the way I taught him was to say the word “bark” with an ...

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Source(s): owls personified wise: https://biturl.im/YJrew ? ... I guess because they are so statuesque and they seem quite powerful, they kind of personify ... Source( s): http://www.whyzz.com/why-do-people-think-owls-are-smart.

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You probably have heard the phrase “wise old owl” before, so you might be ... really hard when, in reality, they are most likely just thinking about their next meal !

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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 ...

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The owl is regarded as a wise creature in a variety of mythologies. Its most famous ... Greek culture. A contradicting belief that owls were creatures of evil and darkness cropped up primarily in the Middle Ages. ... Why do owls hoot at night? Q: ...

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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  ...

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Nov 28, 2013 ... Often, their eyes are “framed” as if they're wearing eyeglasses, which ... Do you know any wise owls today? ... Do they work better at night?

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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 ...

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Oct 3, 2004 ... According to ancient folklore in the West, the owl is considered a wise, silent and solitary bird of prey associated with lunar deities - symbols of ...