NORMAN, OK. (Nov. 5, 2015)– Sgt. Darin Morgan with the Norman Police Department in Oklahoma rescued an owl Thursday and was able to pack him safely into his backpack for a trip to WildCare Okalahoma for proper care.
The police department shared photos of the injured owl on their Facebook page.
According to WildCare Oklahoma, x-rays showed that the owl’s radius and ulna bones are broken. A veterinarian will assess the owl for surgery Friday.
After an operation Friday or Saturday, physical therapy is expected to take place a few weeks before the owl can be released.