Thursday, 11 October 2012

Owls – health check

Every few months the Owls are ‘caught-up’ by the Animal Care Team for a thorough health check.  This includes body scoring (ensuring their weight is correct), trimming of talons, filing of beaks (if necessary), checking for external parasites and applying a preventative spray, as well as giving an oral dose of internal parasite treatment.  Here are a few images of the process in action:

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