guess what!!!!.........the barn owl!!!

well....i go 2 vbs 2 church where i help with the kids.....as my friend and i were going for a walk i saw a white barn owl chased by a whole bunch of crows peckin at it wildly....i ran towards it and chased all the crows away by then it had hidden itself.....the next problem were kids who threw stones at the barn owl ....i chased them out and told the vbs co-ordinators.....by the time CUPA could coe and rescue it....it had flown away.....i know it was injured coz when i saw it last time it had red ants crawling all over it....u might ask me y i did not rescue it even though both the people are very good with birds and have rescuer quite a lot themselves....well we thought it may be too injured to handle.....i think it was an endanged species of bird...if it was please tell me. ....wish animal rescuers do not delay.......will post the pics soon....

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Comment by Janet Pandian on May 4, 2009 at 12:42pm
they jus wanted to see its reaction i guess.......thats y ppl throw things at animals i guess.....usually they jus do it outta a mixed feeling of fear and curiosity....u just have to make it realise that everyone including animals have feelings...i just asked them to put themselves in its place and think of everyone thowing stuff at them....
Comment by Jeanine Silversmith on April 29, 2009 at 9:02pm
What a crazy story! Do you have any idea why the kids were throwing stones at it? I find in those situations if you ask people doing something like that a simple "Why are you doing that?" really helps them take a moment to see that they're doing something harmful.

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