Raptor Ambassador Has Flown The Coop

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

By Misty Volaski

One of the Ojai Raptor Center's ambassador birds, Dakota, has flown the coop. The 17-year-old great horned owl escaped from her enclosure around noon Aug. 30, after a volunteer improperly secured the latch on the enclosure's double doors. The clever raptor "busted out" of her cage at Help of Ojai's West Campus on Baldwin Road, said ORC director Kim Stroud. "We saw it happen." Dakota —

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