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India – Two barn owls stolen from museum

Two barn owls stolen from museum
Thrissur (Ker), Nov 4 (PTI) Two barn owls were stolen from the century-old government museum and zoo here, a museum official said.

The disappearance of the owls was noticed today, museum superintendent K Jayan said.

The cage containing their nest was found broken open and the birds could have been stolen last night.

Body parts of barn owls were in great demand in Gurarat, Rajasthan and West Bengal for exorcism.

Official sources said some months back two persons on their way to Gujarat were arrested from the railway station here and a few barn owls seized from them.

Thrissur (Ker), Nov 4 (PTI) Two barn owls were stolen from the century-old government museum and zoo here, a museum official said.

The disappearance of the owls was noticed today, museum superintendent K Jayan said.

The cage containing their nest was found broken open and the birds could have been stolen last night.

Body parts of barn owls were in great demand in Gurarat, Rajasthan and West Bengal for exorcism.

Official sources said some months back two persons on their way to Gujarat were arrested from the railway station here and a few barn owls seized from them.

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