Science Trek

D4K: Owls

Special | 29m

Ancient Greeks and Romans associated owls with wisdom. Owls are pretty amazing. They have special adaptations to help them survive. But there are also a lot of myths about owls. Can they really turn their heads all the way around? Do they only come out at night? Guest scientists Barb Forderhase and Vicky Runnoe answer students’ questions about owls.

Aired: 12/14/10

Rating: TV-G

Video has closed captioning.

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