Home Depot Owl, Rules the Roost
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. An Arkansas Home Depot is now providing a real home for a surprise guest: a great horned owl. In January, a mother owl flew into the garden center and laid eggs. One baby owl decided to call the place home, and now soars above customers shopping for flowers and seeds. Store managers say while the owl's free to leave, he always returns. Plus, he helps manage mice that would otherwise nibble away at the merchandise.
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