Oklahoma police officer rescues injured owl from side of interstate

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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.