Owls are nocturnal birds that live on every continent, except Antarctica. They are flying birds that eat small rodents and other small birds. Owls are carnivores, meaning that they ONLY eat meat. Owls are almost like superheroes! They have many amazing powers. They have very big eyes that help them see in the dark. This is because they are nocturnal animals, which means that the sleep all day and wake up in the night. They can also turn their heads 270° without damaging their blood vessels and nerves! Imagine being able to see what’s lurking to the side AND what is behind you! Owls are also excellent hunters. Owls have special feathers on their wings that when they flap their wings, it does NOT make any sound!! Owls also have satellite dish shaped ears that help them hear things from far away.