|Great Horned Owl|
|Cat Name :||Owl|
|Common Name :||Great Horned Owl|
|Scientific Name :||Bubo virginianus|
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|Physical Description :||
A Large owl with large ear tufts and orange face disks bordering yellow eyes. Their coloring is brown and grey with barring and a white throat. The female is larger than the male.
|Physical Statistics :||
Size: 46-63 cm (18-25 in)
They hunt at night, preying on anything from mammals (from rodents to skunks and rabbits) to birds (from other owls to crows/ravens to geese). They can be found in a variety of habitats, preferring the open grasslands or forests where prey is plentiful.
|Social Organization :||
Solitary unless breeding pairs with chicks.
|Approval Level :||Admin; Great Horned Owls have large territories and would effect multiple clans if they took to taking cats as food.|
|Danger Level :||High (All cats are vulnerable);
Owls are ambush predators and the Great Horned Owl is able to take down large prey.