Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Whoo to Turn to? Regina Wildlife Centre Caring for Snowy Owl Stuck in SUV Grille

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Whoo to Turn to? Regina Wildlife Centre Caring for Snowy Owl Stuck in SUV Grille

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Snowy owl stuck in SUV grille recovering

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REGINA - A snowy owl that was hit and then got stuck in the grille of an SUV is recovering at a wildlife centre in Regina.

Megan Lawrence, director of Salthaven West Wildlife Rehabilitation, says the owl's injuries included a concussion and a fracture to his left wing.

The bird has been named Tahoe after the vehicle that hit him.

Tahoe was being fed by hand earlier this week, but was showing signs of being more alert.

Lawrence says the woman who hit the owl noticed he was still alive in the grille and knew that he needed help right away.

Lawrence says his wing will be bandaged for 10 days to two weeks.

"Once the fracture is stable, we'll continue medicating him for a short period of time. …

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