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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Nocturnal Huntress

Newton is an imprinted Great Horned Owl who serves as an educational ambassador for the Ojai Raptor Center, a nonprofit based in southern California. Unfit to survive on their own, imprinted birds of prey often find homes in wildlife centers where they are used to educate the public about the importance of their existence.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2017
Date Uploaded: 08.2017
Photo Location: Ojai, California, United States of America
Camera: ILCE-6000
Copyright: © Zach Halpern