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Zeus, the cosmic owl

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posted on Nov, 21 2014 @ 03:52 PM
Zeus the screech owl has eyes like the starry night sky due to a vitreous abnormality.

Without an iris or lens, he is effectively blind and needs to be kept in captivity, but he's still quite a looker!

Here's his story:

Meet Zeus: The Rescued Blind Owl

edit on 21-11-2014 by Septimus because: updated with story link

posted on Nov, 21 2014 @ 03:57 PM
a reply to: Septimus

Bummer its blind. Imagine it swooping down to take a bite, you would stare into those eyes and lose a nose.

posted on Nov, 21 2014 @ 04:03 PM
He's beautiful! Do you have a link so we can read more?

posted on Nov, 21 2014 @ 04:04 PM
a reply to: ZeussusZ

It's a screech owl, so not much would be lost.

posted on Nov, 21 2014 @ 04:05 PM
a reply to: Kangaruex4Ewe

Here's a good one covering his story. There's a bunch out there.

posted on Nov, 21 2014 @ 06:51 PM
Says hot linking is forbidden.

Beautiful owl and really cool eyes! Glad someone is caring for the pretty bird!!

posted on Nov, 21 2014 @ 10:45 PM
I'm thinking that he may still be able to sort of see using all his other senses. He may not be able to do most things, but even a blind person can use echo location to see things. This bird should be able to do something like that.

Pretty eyes.
edit on 21-11-2014 by rickymouse because: (no reason given)

posted on Nov, 21 2014 @ 10:58 PM
cute lil god

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