Spotted Owl | Amazing Animals

Spotted Owl | Amazing Animals


NARRATOR: AND NOW
IT’S TIME FOR SOME MORE… “AMAZING ANIMALS”! NUMBER 5,673, THE
AMAZING SPOTTED OWL! ONE OF THE LARGEST
AND SPOTTIEST OWLS ON THE AMERICAN CONTINENT. OWL: HEY, I’M
NOT THAT SPOTTY! NARRATOR: AH, EXCUSE ME SIR… OWL: YEAH? NARRATOR: A LITTLE BIRD
TOLD ME YOU’RE AN OWL… OWL: WHOO? NARRATOR: YEAH,
EXACTLY, HA-HA! OWL: UGH HUMANS! NARRATOR: THESE
OWLS CAN BE “SPOTTED”… OWL: HEY! NARRATOR: SORRY, I MEAN
FOUND ON THE WEST COAST ALL THE WAY FROM
CANADA TO MEXICO. THEY’RE PARTIAL
TO OLD FORESTS. WITH TALL TREES TO
POUNCE FROM AND LOTS OF LITTLE CRITTERS TO EAT. MOUSE: WHAT? OWLETS: DAD,
GET TAKEOUT TONIGHT! DAD… DAD? NARRATOR: THE FATHER DOES
MOST OF THE HUNTING AT FIRST. OWL: OOH, MY ORDER’S READY! MOUSE: WAAAA! NARRATOR: WITH
2 OR 3 OWLETS TO FEED, IT’S A FULL TIME JOB! OWLETS: DAD, DAD! OWL: OK PUT A MOUSE IN IT… HA, BLISS! NARRATOR: A SPOTTED OWL
CAN’T MOVE ITS EYEBALLS… OWL: YEAH BUT “OWL”
STILL SEE BETTER THAN YOU… [LAUGHING] NARRATOR: OH DEAR,
IT CAN ALSO TURN ITS HEAD 180 DEGREES! OWL: OW, IT’S STUCK! NARRATOR: SOMETIMES. THEY’RE EXCELLENT HUNTERS
AND THEIR EYESIGHT IS SO GOOD THEY CAN HUNT AT NIGHT. OWL: I GUESS YOU COULD SAY
I’M A BIT OF A “NIGHT OWL.” NARRATOR: AND THEIR FEATHERS
ARE SO LIGHT AND THIN, THEY DON’T MAKE ANY
NOISE WHEN THEY FLAP THEM. OWL: SSSHH CAN’T YOU
SEE I’M WORKING HERE! NARRATOR: OOH… “HOOT” DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? OWL: “OWL” BE THE
ONE DOING THE JOKES… [LAUGHS] NARRATOR: THIS HIGHLY SKILLED, SILENT HUNTER SURELY
IS ONE AMAZING ANIMAL!

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