Carolina Raptor Center – Part 1

Photos of a barn owl from a weekend trip to The Carolina Raptor Center.Barn Owl at Carolina Raptor Center

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Below is a foot from a great horned owl. Measured in pounds per square inch (psi), the great horned owl has a grip strength of approximately 750 psi.

The foot of a great horned owl at the Carolina Raptor Center

The Carolina Raptor Center near Charlotte, NC is a non-profit organization which specializes in rehabilitating injured birds of prey. I’ll post more photos in my next blog post. ~MB

All images © 2014 Matt Bennett Photography

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