Watch Episode Four: Owls
Inside the Episode
Episode Four of Untamed focuses on a variety of owl species found around the world. The Wildlife Center team discusses the amazing adaptations of owls and what makes them so unique as patients. The team explains the common injuries in owl patients and the causes for admission that are, unfortunately, often human-caused. Dr. Karra and rehabilitator Brie explain what the wildlife medicine and rehabilitation process is like for a variety of owl species found in Virginia, and outreach coordinator Alex shares Quinn the Great Horned Owl's story.
Read the stories of the owls featured inside this episode!
Learn more about the people in the episode.
Purchase Greta the Great Horned Owl, a book based on a true patient story at the Wildlife Center of Virginia!
Sponsor one of our education owls -- Athena the Barred Owl, Gus the Barred Owl, or Alex the Eastern screech-owl -- or our surrogate owl dad, Papa’GHo.
Can't get enough owl videos? Watch our YouTube "All About Owls" playlist:
This video demonstrates the feather imping process.
- No Litter is Safe Litter: The Message of the Apple Core
- Human-imprinting and the Importance of Surrogacy
- R.A.T.S: Rodenticides
- Owl Nest Boxes
- Wildlife Assistance: Help Owls in Need
Looking for ideas on how to incorporate the stories and lessons of Untamed into the classroom? The Wildlife Center is happy to provide these original worksheets and activity pages for teachers and educators. Designed to highlight the major themes and ideas presented in each episode, these activities are best used in combination with a classroom viewing.
- Owl Word Scramble (best-suited for grades 3 and up)
- Barn Owl Coloring Sheet
- Looking for more ideas on owl lesson plans? Check out this class activities page for teachers; it’s full of examples of how other teachers have used owl information in their classrooms!
The Center offers Skype in the Classroom programs to teachers around the world; schedule an "All About Owls" program for your class through the Microsoft Education system.
Are you using these materials and resources in your classroom? We are eager to hear from you! Please let us know, so we can share your classroom projects and experiences with other teachers. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Looking for more owl information? Email us at email@example.com