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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Owl

Owls are birds from the order Strigiformes, which includes about 200 species of mostly solitary ... As owls are farsighted, they are unable to clearly see anything within a few centimeters .... While the auditory and visual capabilities of the owl allow it to locate and pursue its prey, the talons and beak of the owl do the final work.

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

I will add to Rena Levi's observations, with this. Owls fly silently, are active by night, and are ... Their enormous eyes leave the impression that they are taking in everything around them ... So, silent, able to come and go without detection, able to do things at night most creatures cannot, it's no surprise that owls are considered ...

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

From the ancient Greek legends to the wise owls in Wini the Pooh and The Owl ... excessively often command a good deal of attention when they do speak up.

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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In fact, they can often share territories, because unlike most raptors, owls are mostly nocturnal. That means owls do most of their hunting at night when other raptors are ... from Winnie-the-Pooh to the Harry Potter series, feature owls as wise and .... 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 ...

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The owl has been called a wise bird for the same reason that some men are thought ... owls can be protected -- because humans really do give a hoot. ... I guess because they are so statuesque and they seem quite powerful, ...

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4: Owls Are Wise - Most animals are known for certain personality traits but ... silent flight make them seem mysterious, and they are certainly well-adapted for ... In fact, most owls can't be trained to do simple tasks [sources: Mascoli, Santillano].

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The owl is regarded as a wise creature in a variety of mythologies. ... A contradicting belief that owls were creatures of evil and darkness cropped up primarily in the Middle Ages. ... with some believing that they are reminders to rely on personal wisdom and others that t. ... How do you find information about barn owls?