We’re no owl experts, so it’s possible that the behavior you’re about to see in this video is a symptom of anxiousness, a warning that the owl is about to strike, or a sign of a seizure. What it looks like, however, is an expression of utter joy.
“Every time I visit this owl it gives me this face,” writes video uploader Adam Poley. We’d consider ourselves lucky just to have an owl to visit—the reaction is almost too much.
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