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Pygmy owls donated to National Zoo of Managua

Two pygmy owls (Glaucidium brasilianum) called Bruno (left) and Braulio were donated to the National Zoo of Managua, Nicaragua, on April 16, 2009. Pygmy-owls are an endangered species mainly for their habitat destruction.