The people who love to stay awake till late at night are often referred to as a ‘night owls’.🦉 This is because owls are nocturnal creatures. They prefer to stay awake and be active at night. But this is not all that is to this creature. Let’s know more.🤓

Owls are considered to be predators and carnivores which means that they eat different types of prey. Most owls will eat things such as insects,🐞 earthworms, crabs, fish, reptiles, snails, birds, and other small animals.

Have you noticed how wide an owl’s eyes are? Owls actually don’t have eyeballs.😳 Their eyes are long and shaped more like a tube, which restricts them from moving them in their sockets.

Fun Facts

👉 A group of owls is called a parliament.

👉 An owl has 3 eyelids – one for blinking, one for sleeping and one for keeping its eyes clean.

👉 Owls can turn their necks to make their heads turn around 270 degrees (almost ¾ of a circle) without making their shoulders move.

👉 The tiniest owl in the world is the Elf Owl, which is 5 – 6 inches tall.

👉 Female owls are larger, heavier and more aggressive than the males. They are also more richly coloured and have a higher voice.

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