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pixel_of_moral_decay t1_j96et5l wrote

A zoo shouldn’t be allowed to give up on recapturing a non native species. That can have unexpected consequences on the environment.


_Maxolotl t1_j96j5kb wrote

he doesn't have a mate. It'll be fine.


pixel_of_moral_decay t1_j96jf5t wrote

Ecological disruptions can happen without breeding.


aguafiestas t1_j98wd5d wrote

What kind of significant disruption could this one owl cause? Sure it's a bit bigger than the great horned owls native to the area, but is it really that meaningful of a difference in the grand scheme of things? For just one owl?


javaavril t1_j97d6rd wrote

Eurasian eagle owls have mated with Snowy and Great horned owls before. It would be best to get him to his native environment.


SockyNoob t1_j9sz0dn wrote

They can crossbreed with native owls lol