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  • Hunter Cresswell

Hooters turn looters

Gatineau Park owls snatch headgear

Maybe when telling someone to get down people should yell “Owl!” instead of “Duck!”

A Gatineau Park barred owl seems to be out for headwear and is swooping down to pluck headlamps and hats off of unsuspecting skiers and hikers in Kingsmere, sometimes scratching peoples’ heads as it grabs their toques and lamps with its sharp talons.