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Owls ['ou-əlz]
Nocturnal birds of prey with large forward-facing eyes surrounded by facial disks.

Owls are birds of prey, also known as raptors. They have sharp beaks and claws to catch and eat their food. Twelve different species of owl have been found nesting in Idaho. Owls generally sleep during the day and hunt other nocturnal animals at night. While an owl's exceptionally large eyes help them to see at night, they hunt mainly by sound.

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