The mysterious Dutch cuddly owl has been filmed in action

It can't cuddle with its wings, so it cuddles with its claws.


Rae Votta

Internet Culture

Published May 1, 2015   Updated May 28, 2021, 10:36 pm CDT

It may seem terrifying when an eagle-owl flies straight at your head, but this lil’ Dutch guy just wants to cuddle, says YouTube.

The large owl has been cuddling the residents of Noordeinde, Netherlands, for a while, but was finally caught on tape. According to the YouTube video, the owl is “totally not aggressive”as it landed on a person’s head, and then stomped a little bit. Cuddle city.

H/T becausebirds | Screengrab via jsselduo/YouTube

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*First Published: May 1, 2015, 9:22 pm CDT