Takeaways:

  • The Wilder Institute/ Calgary Zoo released 20 burrowing owls in southeastern Alberta.
  • The is part of an effort to push back against the population decline of the species in Canada over the past 40 years.
  • “We’re releasing them as adults now in the hope that then they’ll mate and produce more baby owls” said Graham Dixon-MacCallum, a conservation research population ecologist with the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo.

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