(KRON) — An ideal horned owl that was dropped at the Oakland Zoo after being rescued from the middle divide of Interstate 580 in Castro Valley is steady, based on zoo officers. The owl was dropped at the zoo’s vet hospital after being rescued by the California Freeway Patrol final week.
After the preliminary rescue, the CHP was directed by the Division of Fish and Wildlife to move the owl to a close-by wooded space. Nevertheless, officers introduced the owl to the zoo the place it was inspected by a physician.
On Tuesday, zoo officers tweeted that the owl was steady sufficient to be dropped at the Lindsay Wildlife Expertise in Walnut Creek. In accordance with the zoo, the owl’s caretakers at Lindsay Wildlife say the owl is “grumpy” and has some bruising on its breast and pelvis.
It additionally wasn’t fascinated with what was on final night time’s dinner menu — white mice.
“We’re hoping he continues to heal and launched again into the wild quickly,” stated zoo officers. “We’ll preserve you posted on his progress.”