The struggle to survive isn't always a fair fight.
Powerful wings with specially formed feathers carry the owl almost silently overhead.
Keen night vision helps the owl spot its prey. Powerful talons are ready to clamp shut on contact.
The turkey hen weighs about 10 pounds — two times as much as the owl.
Even though the turkey hen is bigger and heavier, it’s no match for the owl’s silent wings and killer talons. The owl wins.
Angie Daly Morfeld
Nichole LeClair Terrill