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15th August 2012

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Plate 46 of The Birds of America, by John Audubon, the Barred Owl. I’ve always found this one to be a bit humorous. The squirrel just doesn’t seem to be bothered about the owl coming at him a few inches away, as if he’s posing for Audubon and saying, “Don’t worry about me. If he can’t sneak up on me he’ll never catch me.”

Plate 46 of The Birds of America, by John Audubon, the Barred Owl. I’ve always found this one to be a bit humorous. The squirrel just doesn’t seem to be bothered about the owl coming at him a few inches away, as if he’s posing for Audubon and saying, “Don’t worry about me. If he can’t sneak up on me he’ll never catch me.”

Tagged: Plate 46AudubonThe Birds of AmericaBarred Owlowlsquirrel

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