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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

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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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, ...

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

Feb 8, 2016 ... How come people have come to think of owls as being wise birds? ... They might get rid of the pigeons, which seem to regard my place as a ...

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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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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 ...

timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Why-is-the-owl-considered-a-wise-bird-in-the-West-and-a-symbol-of-foolishness-in-India/articleshow/871894.cms

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 ...

www.thoughtco.com/fascinating-facts-about-owls-4107228

How much do you know about owls? Here are 10 essential owl facts, ranging from how these predatory birds hunt to how smart they actually are. ... (This isn't to say that owls are especially dumb, either; you need lots of brain power to ...