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How much do you know about owls? Did you know there more than 200 species of owl living and hunting and captivating humans all across the globe? These beautiful creatures have been winging around the world for millions of years, and as such, humans have connected lots of different meanings behind them. Owls have been thought to represent both victory and death, and the ability to see beyond masks. But not every fact about owls is uplifting: some owls eat other owl species, and they regurgitate the bones and other bits of their prey they don’t digest -- ew! Take our owl quiz to find out how much you really know about these majestic (or creepy, depending on your perspective) birds.

Jake

Quiz WriterJake

Jake didn’t think he’d become a writer when he was growing up in southern Saskatchewan, Canada, but fate had another idea. After barely squeaking through grade 9 English, by the luck of the draw Jake found himself with the most inspiring literature instructor his small town had ever known, and grade 10 English changed his life! Suddenly, evenings once spent at the hockey rink were spent curled up on the couch with the best of Hemingway, Dickens, and John Grisham. A valedictorian address and English degree at the University of Regina later, Jake is proud to call Heywise his favorite place to pen informative quizzes about all his passion projects. If you’re reading a post and pick up a hint of classic English literature, you’re probably reading something by Jake - especially if you come away feeling like a slightly better person for it.

Did you know?

Owls have asymmetrical ears.

An owls’ ears sit at different points on either side of her head, with one opening slightly higher than the other. This positioning, which would look pretty strange on a human (but owls don’t have external ears), helps the owl better locate her prey in the dark. The owl hears sounds at two slightly different times, and she can use that millisecond difference to pinpoint on which side of her the prey is hiding!

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