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β€œI received a call from the driver a little after five in the morning explaining that he had hit an owl,” said Vermont biologist David Sausville. β€œHe said that the owl was still alive and was lodged in his truck.”

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State biologist rescues owl-in-a-truck

Thanks to the efforts of a quick-acting and caring Vermont wildlife biologist and a local truck driver, a mature barred owl in Addison County has been returned safely to the wild. Biologist David Sausville, of the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department, rescued an injured owl which ended up half in, and half out of, the front plastic grill of pickup truck.


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