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A western screech owl perches in our horse barn. (Photo by Gregg Doster)During "night stables", Gregg found this little visitor above Hobbes' stall. I've been wondering where all the mice were this winter. Now, I think I know.

Our property, located on the city-county line, is an urban island for wildlife. The last appearance was by a mountain lion, but we have hosted a little of everything. Click here to visit our stable's page of encounters with wild- and not-so-civilized life. 

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