Strange happenings

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Subject: Strange happenings
From: Mark Clayton via Canberrabirds <>
Date: Sat, 6 Aug 2022 03:38:05 +0000
Good afternoon all,

Last night I received a text message from a wildlife carer friend of
mind with an interesting query. She had been talking to an ACT
government employee who said they had been called to a residence in
Campbell that had 10+ Sugar Gliders in various stage of decomposition
but all had their heads removed. The thought was that a Powerful Owl may
have been responsible but there was no sign of any owl. All the bodies
were found on the same day which is a bit strange!! My friend has had a
few Eastern Barn Owls brought in but doesn't think they are the culprits
and I doubt they would just remove the heads and leave the rest, nor
would any other owl in my opinion. Does anyone know of reports of
Powerful Owls, or even Barking Owls, in the Campbell area or have any
clues as to what might be doing this?



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