Owl rescued at Fountain Creek Nature Center


FOUNTAIN, Colo. — Colorado Parks and Wildlife Officers rescued a great horned owl Tuesday.

Officer Cassity English and Codi Inloes-Williams freed the owl from a crippling fishing lure with treble hooks.

According to CPW, the lure and line became embedded in the owl’s talons at Fountain Creek Nature Center.

In the video you can see how carefully the CPW officers worked to remove the owl from the tangled fishing lure and hook. Once the work was done, the owl was able to fly away.

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