It turns out that the majestic bird has a hidden trait that you probably never knew about.
OWLS are mysterious creatures.
The majestic birds are known for their big, hypnotic eyes and the fact that they can rotate their heads almost 360 degrees – but it turns out they’ve got a hidden trait that you probably never knew about.
You might be surprised to hear that the thick-feathered creatures actually have really long legs.
A viral photograph doing the rounds online shows a horned owl with its feathers lifted – revealing lengthy limbs almost half the size of its body.
Web users are in shock at just how long owl’s legs actually areCredit: Twitter / CGdrawing
The first photograph shows the striking brown owl staring into the camera as it perches on a chopped down tree trunk.
But a second picture shows somebody holding up the bird’s feathers to reveal just how leggy the bird really is.
Users were quick to express their surprise at the nocturnal bird’s legs, while many couldn’t resist making a few puns.
One user wrote: “Wonder owl long they actually are”.
Another added: “Well owl be damned.”
While another joked: “Damn, that owl’s got legs for
Did you know that owls were so leggy?