Thousands Watch As Owlets Hatch In Calif. Yard

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Barn owls Molly and McGee settled inside a little owl house set up by a couple near San Diego, Calif., in January. Perched high on a pole, the box was outfitted with a Web cam. Over the last several days, thanks to the Internet, fans were riveted as the owlets hatched.


Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. Some owls have joined pussycats as stars of the Internet. Molly and McGee settled in a little owl house - a couple near San Diego outfitted with a Web cam and perched high up on a pole. Over the last few days, fans were riveted as four owlets hatched. One viewer wrote: Molly and McGee plus four is the most addictive reality show. Generally it's pretty boring, though once in a while McGee screeches in with his prey - dead mice and gophers.


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