New Mexico

Owl receives treatment after flying into Albuquerque high-rise

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - An owl is back in the wild after an unfortunate encounter with a high-rise. 

The long horned owl spent the weekend at the Cottonwood Rehab Center in Espanola. 

It was left with a ruptured cornea and bruised shoulder after flying into a building in Albuquerque. 

It happened while a group of animal rehabilitators were taking a class. They were quick to jump in and help. 

After surgery and a little TLC, the owl was good to go back into the wild after a couple of days.


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