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Owls & Owl Pellets

Students will virtually meet a permanently injured Barred Owl and learn about the adaptations unique to owls. Our hands-on activity will be dissecting an owl pellet. They will see what an owl eats and find the bones of their prey by pulling apart the owl pellet.


Activity provided by  Nebraska Game and Parks

Activity Procedure

Follow the link below to view the lesson plan and procedure instructions.


  • Owl pellets 

  • Bone id sheets

  • Paper towels or paper plate

  • Toothpicks

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