Firefighters near Shady Cove, Oregon came to the rescue of a great horned owl that was wrapped in fishing line and stuck in a tree.
A local resident noticed the owl struggling in a tree and immediately called the Jackson County Fire District 4.
Firefighters took only a short ten minutes to cut the line, free the bird, and let it fly away. The only problem was, the owl wouldn’t budge.
The rescue team instead wrapped the owl in a blanket to keep it warm, suspecting that the large predatory bird was suffering from the cold and dehydration.
Once they were satisfied that the big bird could travel, it was sent on to recover at Wildlife Images in Grants Pass, Oregon.