Nassau County deputy, animal control officer remove owl trapped in grille of car 🦉

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Nassau County Sheriff's Office

The Nassau County Sheriff’s Office shared photos of an owl that was removed from the grille of a car thanks to the help of Deputy Cranmer and Animal Control Officer Eckardt.

A deputy and an animal control officer swooped in to rescue an owl stuck in the grille of a car, the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, the owl hit the car’s grille and became trapped, and the car owner didn’t realize what happened until several hours later.

With the help of Deputy Cranmer and Animal Control Officer Eckardt, the owl was safely removed and transported to a facility for evaluation, the Sheriff’s Office shared in a Facebook post.

SLIDESHOW: Photos show owl being removed from grille of car

Thanks to both Cranmer and Eckardt for their work!


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