A few months ago, I wrote about two owl chicks that were being handraised by their keeper, Grey, from the Bird Show. Their names are Phoenix and Dragon and they are now 10 months old and look just like adults! They are getting quite clever too and Grey has been training them to be a very special part of the Bird Show. Grey chooses someone from the audience during the show, to sit on a specially designed fake tree stump that has a perch behind it. And Dragon has learnt to fly from the back of the audience, all the way to the special perch where the volunteer sits on stage. This is really close to their head! Check out the video below if you want to see some footage of this close encounter and maybe during these school holidays you could be that special lucky volunteer!
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