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Malay Eagle Owl - Ear Tufts and Brown Eyes

barred eagle owl tufts

 

The eagle owls are the largest of owls but within that group the barred eagle owl or the the Malay eagle owl is on the smaller side. It does have prominent ear tufts and large powerful talons, trademarks of the eagle owls. If fact, the Malay eagle owl's large, sideways pointing ear tufts and dark brown eyes are its most recognizable features. It also has barred coloration and a light-colored breast and undersides.

 

Stolen Cobras in Bangkok

Thai King Cobra

Thai King Cobra

This photo was taken at the Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute and Snake Farm in Bangkok, Thailand in Febuary of 2008 as the snake was on display during the snake show. In 2005 some snakes were stolen from this same snake farm. Here is the story from The Nation Thailand News:

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