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Great Horned Owl
Great Horned Owl

Educational Ambassador: Artemis

Great Horned Owl

(Bubo virginianus)

Artemis’ Personal History

Species: Great horned owl (Bubo virginianus

Family: Strigidae

Age: Hatched in 2015

Sex: Female

Weight: 1415 g (~3 pounds)

Location and time found: Ohio, 2015

Injury: Abnormal conformation of the elbow and excess tension in the biceps tendon

History: Artemis was found on the ground in Ohio in 2015, and was thought to be abandoned by her parents. The Medina Raptor Center was called and found evidence of a stiff left shoulder and left humeral fracture. She was transferred to Osprey Wilds ELC in the fall of 2015.