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Etosha National Park
Make Canon EOS 7D
Deutsch Schleiereule Dutch Kerkuil
Barn Owls localize their preys (almost exclusively rats and mice) by sound, as shown by experiments in which they were placed with mice in total darkness. Mice were not attacked as long as they were immobile, but were immediately preyed when they started to move.
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