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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 snowy owls include dogs, gray wolves and other birds, such as the skua.

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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 licensed, trained individual to posses a snowy owl.

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Snowy owls live in polar regions, and they breed in Canada, coastal Alaska and Greenland. In winter, they may be found as far south as Oklahoma, central California and northern Alabama. They are also found in Scandinavia and Siberia.

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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 winter.

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Snowy owls can normally be found in Canada, Russia, the northern parts of the United States, Greenland, Iceland, northern China, the United Kingdom and the Scandinavian countries. They breed in the Arctic circle and travel into the southern parts of their overall range during the winter.

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Snowy owls of both sexes utter low, raspy hoots. They are often uttered two at a time but can be made up to six times in a row. These hoots are audible up to 7 miles away on the tundra and are sometimes answered by other owls.

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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 occasionally prove fatal.

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Foxes, jaegers, dogs, wolves and large birds are predators of snowy owls. Many owls are also killed by humans. Snowy owls are very protective of their young, swooping over the nest and attacking predators to insure survival of the species.

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Snowy owls are found in the Arctic and female owls, like the females of many birds of prey, are bigger and heavier than males. The male has lighter plumage, and some older males are almost all white. Because of this, Hedwig, Harry Potter's owl, was played by a male.

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The main animals that eat owls include foxes, cats, birds of prey like eagles and sometimes other foraging animals such as raccoons. Owls tend to be at the top of the food chain, and the bigger ones especially tend to have few predators. Other owls sometimes kill owls, but usually over disputes for