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2023-02-02 00:00:00 / episode: 16



owls, owls are kind of mysterious creatures.

They're a symbol of not only mystery but wisdom or power depending on which culture you're coming from.

The native american cultures, at least some of them saw owls as a symbol of death and they were believed to be messengers of the gods.

In ancient Greece, owls were seen as a symbol of wisdom and they were associated with Athena,

the goddess of wisdom as well as war.

So these owls are seen as magical or special creatures.

Why is that? I think it's because they were only awake at night.

During the daytime, owls would go back and stay in their nests and sleep.

This puts them apart from humans, puts them into the dark world

that we aren't really able to see because not only are we asleep,

but even if we wake up, it's hard to see them at night

because it's dark outside and that gives them a sense a mysterious air.

I think people love owls because of this mystery

and their popularized recently in the movies that were about harry potter and his magical world.

There are even places where you can go to a cafe

and drink a coffee and spend time close to an owl.

I think you can even hold the owls in some establishments, :wq

owls are really cool and mysterious creatures and I'd like to learn more about them.

How about you?