Territorial Owl Swoops Down On Joggers An owl is attacking runners on a trail in Bethesda, Md. The trail is favored by super-fit residents of the nation's capital. At least three joggers said they were attacked by a large bird.

Territorial Owl Swoops Down On Joggers

Territorial Owl Swoops Down On Joggers

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An owl is attacking runners on a trail in Bethesda, Md. The trail is favored by super-fit residents of the nation's capital. At least three joggers said they were attacked by a large bird.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. It's like the old movie, "The Birds," except that instead of many attacking birds, there's one. An owl is attacking runners on a trail in Bethesda, Md. The trail is near Washington favored by super-fit residents in the nation's capital. At least three were attacked and scratched by the owl. Rather than hunt the attacker, officials have posted a warning sign. Officials explain owls are territorial. And who's to say the area does not belong to the bird. You are listening to MORNING EDITION.

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