Owl Rescued, Now Flying High

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And it ended happily on a wing — and a team.

Jensen, who serves Trempealeau County, got a call the morning of Sept. 23 from a driver who believed he had killed an owl while traveling a local road the night before. He believed the bird was dead after getting jammed into his vehicle’s front end. He decided he would handle the aftermath in the morning.

The next day, he went to the vehicle, prepared for the sad task, and discovered the owl wasn’t dead. It was just hanging out — in a really uncomfortable position.

Who’s he going to call? Warden Meghan. She’s always up for a challenge. She was in his area and drove right over.

“The owl was stuck. Just the wings and head were sticking out of the grill,” she said. “The rest of its body was lodged in tight.”

Teamwork was the answer as Jensen

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