Here’s some good animal news for the new year. A report at i09 describes “the world’s luckiest owl”: a barred owl (Strix varia) in Vermont. This unlucky bird flew into a truck traveling at 55 miles per hour, planting its face in the grill:
But it apparently survived without harm!
After being carefully separated from the truck by Vermont Fish and Wildlife officials, the bird reportedly clicked its beak a few times and flew off, apparently unscathed.
There’s a YouTube video of the report from Vermont’s WCAX TV:
h/t: George P.