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On Valentine's Day 1985, biologist Stacey O'Brien first met a four-­day-­old baby barn owl -- a fateful encounter that would turn into an astonishing 19-­year saga. With nerve damage in one wing, the owlet's ability to fly was forever compromised, and he had no hope of surviving on his own in the wild. O'Brien, a young assistant in the owl laboratory at Caltech, was immediately smitten, promising to care for the helpless owlet and give him a permanent home. Wesley the Owl is the funny, poignant story of their dramatic two decades together.­With both a tender heart and a scientist's eye, O'Brien studied Wesley's strange habits intensively and first-­hand -- and provided a mice-­only diet that required her to buy the rodents in bulk (28,­000 over the owl's lifetime). As Wesley grew, she snapped photos of him at every stage like any proud parent, recording his life from a helpless ball of fuzz to a playful, clumsy adolescent to a gorgeous, gold-­and-­white, macho adult owl with a heart-­sh...

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Sold by Simon and Schuster Digital Sales Inc. On Valentine's Day 1985, biologist Stacey O'Brien first met a four-­day-­old baby barn owl -- a fateful encounter that would turn into an astonishing 19-­year saga. With nerve damage in one wing, the owlet's ability to fly was forever compromised, and he had no hope of surviving on his own in the wild. O'Brien, a young assistant in the owl laboratory at Caltech, was immediately smitten, promising to care for the helpless owlet and give him a permanent home. Wesley the Owl is the funny, poignant story of their dramatic two decades together. With both a tender heart and a scientist's eye, O'Brien studied Wesley's strange habits intensively and first-­hand -- and provided a mice-­only diet that required her to buy the rodents in bulk (28,­000 over the owl's lifetime). As Wesley grew, she snapped photos of him at every stage like any proud parent, recording his life from a helpless ball of . . .

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