World-renowned National Geographic wildlife photographer Paul Nicklen talks with MNN about how helps people understand conservation through images, and the changes he's seen since beginning his career.
Let's face it, owls are ... different. They don't have eyeballs, they have double the normal number of vertebrae in their necks, and they have special feathers to make them silent fliers. Creepy? Sure — and yet, amazing!
Owls have some of the most unforgettable faces in the avian kingdom. With their huge eyes and abundant feathers, owls demand our attention. These 18 species in particular have faces with expressions just begging for a caption.