Sunday, June 28, 2009

Bad Economy Is Bad for Owls in India

The economy is taking a toll on rare Barn Owls in India, believe it or not. Apparently some businessmen in northern India are sacrificing live owls in the traditional belief that it will bring them prosperity. To meet the demand, poachers are stepping up their efforts in the illegal owl trade, much to the detriment of the already uncommon Barn Owls.

Read the full article in the Hindu News.