An owl was found on a car engine during an oil change in New Hampshire.
Photo: Salem NH Police Department
Photo: Salem NH Police Department

Owl turns routine oil change into real hoot

Police said the owl was friendly and easy to handle, but did appear to be a bit lethargic. While the car owner told police they had no idea how the bird got in the car, it's believed the owl sought the car's engine for warmth, or perhaps while chasing a mouse.

The owl, which police named Shazam, was taken to On the Wing, a wildlife rehabilitation center.

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