Written in Ink
Written in Ink

This is a snowy owl.

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Her name is Hungerford.


This is the nest of a snowy owl, not unlike the one Hungerford probably built.

Illustration for article titled Hungerford the snowy owl
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What's that you say? What are those fuzzy things surrounding the eggs?

Why, those are the remains of seventy lemmings that the female snowy owl killed and draped decoratively around her nest in order to give it that inviting, homey feeling.

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Busy little owl.

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