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The charmer who never puts a foot wrong
One of our own Centre’s babies; Jon was born on 15/06/15 to our two other resident snowy owls, Lyanna and Rhaegar. He is a loveable part of the display team and very popular with visitors of all ages. His easy-going and wilful nature is a pleasure to work with, and everyone enjoys his silent swoops over their heads. Jon always works hard and is a true gentle giant, even on hot summer days. We try to keep him cool and comfortable by often chilling his food in ice baths! A large flat face, or facial disk, is adapted for catching tiny sound vibrations and enable the species to pinpoint prey under a depth of 60cm of snow! His over 10,000 feathers are soft and fluffy, not only to keep him warm, but also to sneak up on his prey using completely silent flight! Hopefully, Jon will have many years of thrilling visitors to come!