Peoria police help rescue grounded baby owl

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(Source: Peoria Police Dept.) (Source: Peoria Police Dept.)
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PEORIA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

It was Peoria police to the rescue this week as they helped save a baby owl.

Officers shared the story on the department's Facebook page.

On Wednesday morning, Peoria police responded to a call of an owl in a resident's backyard.

There, they discovered a baby Great Horned Owl.

The owl is only about two months old and it couldn't fly. Police think the baby might have fallen out of a nest overnight during the strong winds.

Police teamed up with the Fallen Feathers Rescue in Peoria to get the owl to safety. It is expected to make a full recovery.

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