Incredible footage captures the moment a mother barn owl protects her chicks from a rat snake trying to invade her nest.
Barn owls possess super-sharp talons that easily penetrate the snake’s skin. This snake left the nest with a few holes.
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Barn owls are incredible creatures. In addition to their terrifyingly sharp talons, they possess one of the most haunting and horrifying shrieks in the animal kingdom. Don’t believe us? Listen to this shrieking barn owl.