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Great Horned Owl

Justice, a male Great Horned Owl, was born at the Kane County Courthouse in 2007. On his maiden flight from the nest, he crashed into the window well at the courthouse and broke his wing. He was brought to Flint Creek Wildlife by Kane County Animal Control. Although repaired surgically, the wing break was severe and he lost some length and extension in the wing. He is non-flighted and, therefore, is non-releasable.

All of Flint Creek Wildlife's educational animals are non-releasable due to the nature of their injuries.  In other words, animals that cannot survive in their natural habitat because of their injuries have been given a second chance at Flint Creek Wildlife - educating the public while living out their natural lives.