Arizona DPS trooper rescues owl near Prescott
The Arizona Department of Public Safety is reporting that one of its troopers has rescued an injured great horned owl.
According to a DPS post on Twitter, on Nov. 27, 2019, the trooper was at a traffic stop on Highway 89 between Prescott and Chino Valley. The trooper saw the owl in need and wrapped the bird in a blanket, transporting it to Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary in Prescott for treatment.
No details about the owl’s condition were available at press time.
The sanctuary is a nonprofit organization that cares for wildlife. Its website states, “Through educating the public, Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary hopes to help ensure the sustained existence of wildlife species throughout the world.”
- The Daily Courier