Wesley the Owl

Wesley the Owl

The Remarkable Love Story of An Owl and His Girl

Downloadable Audiobook - 2008
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On Valentine's Day 1985, biologist Stacey O'Brien met a four-day-old baby barn owl---a fateful encounter that would turn into an astonishing nineteen-year saga. With nerve damage in one wing, the owlet's ability to fly was forever compromised, and he had no hope of surviving on his own in the wild. O'Brien, a young assistant in the owl laboratory at Caltech, was immediately smitten, promising to care for the helpless owlet and give him a permanent home ...
Publisher: Old Saybrook : Tantor Media, 2008
ISBN: 9781400190591
Additional Contributors: Raudman, Renée

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JCLJoyceM Sep 12, 2017

Raising a wild animal indoors will naturally produce unusual circumstances. Biologist Stacey O'Brien learned her barn owl's language of chirps, shrieks and hoots. O'Brien explores the idea that animals have feelings, including embarrassment and joy. The CD includes photos, although black and white, of her beautiful bird.

ArapahoeAnna Aug 11, 2016

Listening to this audio book changed me into a bird enthusiast. Be sure check out the paper book too, so you can see the pictures of Wesley growing up and living with O'Brien.

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