Two predators of the snowy owl are falcons and foxes, but the greatest danger is humans who may hunt the snowy owl for trophies or food, according to the University of Michigan's zoology department. Other threats to snow... More »

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The snowy owl is a protected species under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, so a person cannot legally purchase or own one in the United States. However, in some instances, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service may allow a li... More »

Snowy owls are found in North America in a habitat that ranges from Alaska’s western Aleutians to northeastern Quebec and northern Labrador in Canada. They are regularly found in the northern United States during the win... More »

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The main predators of snowy owls are humans, arctic foxes, jaegers (or skuas), dogs and wolves. Snowy owls may also fight with other raptors such as golden eagles and peregrine falcons for food, and these battles occasio... More »

The snowy owl is a protected species under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, so a person cannot legally purchase or own one in the United States. However, in some instances, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service may allow a li... More »

Aside from humans, wolves do not have any direct predators and are considered at the top of their food chain. Wolf meat is not normally consumed, although it would be possible for it to be eaten in extreme circumstances. More »

If an elf owl is captured, it plays dead while waiting for the danger to pass. Elf owls are the smallest owl species and only reach a height of about 5 inches. More »