Why are owls so popular right now?

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  1. miss1magination profile image65
    miss1maginationposted 5 years ago

    Why are owls so popular right now?

    I've recently noticed people are loving owls. Whats with this new obession and do you think this will soon die down?

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    Garifaliaposted 5 years ago

    Probably because of Harry Potter. In my native country owls had always been a symbol of wisdom and of the national school system. I love the one you've got up there, by the way. Growing up in the States I absolutely cherished Winnie the Pooh (did I spell that right?) and the wise owl. Anyway, I've been their fan for some time. Some which we call (boofos) are very big!

    1. miss1magination profile image65
      miss1maginationposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I've never really got into Harry Potter but I agree also my opinion is people are drawn to owls they are mysterious although many cultures see these birds as bad luck such as 'In South Asia people see it as a foolish creature'.

  3. Rebecca2904 profile image76
    Rebecca2904posted 5 years ago

    I agree with Garifalia, it's probably because of Harry Potter. I've also loved owls, though. I grew up in the English countryside and you could always hear them talking to each other at night... it's very soothing!

  4. aviannovice profile image88
    aviannoviceposted 5 years ago

    Yes, Harry Potter is one thing that brought them into the light, as well as the fact that they are losing their habitat with every conifer that is being cut down.  If you have seen the movie, "Hoot," it shows how kids stood up against bulldozers to save the owls' habitat.  They also have that air of mystery about them, and let's face it, they are gorgeous birds, too.  They are silent, ethereal, and you can hear but not see them many times.

  5. hi friend profile image59
    hi friendposted 5 years ago

    I think it is Harry Potter got the popularity right now which attracts everybody to a greater extent.

  6. whonunuwho profile image78
    whonunuwhoposted 5 years ago

    Owls are thought of often as spiritual creatures representing the unknown, mysterious in their appeal. They are often revered by Native Americans and regarded as a holy bird, to represent wisdom and guardianship of the soul. In Voodoo cultures, the owl is said to represent a death omen. In my own estimation and as a wildlife artist and enthusiast, I see the beauty and quiet demeanor of the owls in their wild varieties, as representative of what Teddy Roosevelt used to be quoted in; "Speak softly and carry a big stick." The owl is a raptor and capable of vicious attacks and a perfectionist in capturing and killing its prey. It is an awesome wild bird and much to be admired.

  7. Beth-Woodard profile image71
    Beth-Woodardposted 5 years ago

    Owls are fascinating creatures, thanks to Harry Potter.  They look so cute and lovable, read more


    http://beth-woodard.hubpages.com/hub/Ch … -barn-owls

  8. ryan-cd profile image69
    ryan-cdposted 17 months ago

    It is all to do with Harry Potter that all the muggles want owls, but what they don't realise is that owning an owl doesn't get you into Hogwarts, or through the wall at St Pancrus..

    Maybe one day these muggles will learn but until then owls will continue to be very popular choice among muggles.

 
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