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The Port Authority has stopped killing snowy owls at JFK Airport for now, but that doesn’t mean the majestic birds are safe forever. In an effort to halt slaughter of snowy owls forever, the animal rights group Friends of Animals has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, […]

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A day after it was reported that any snowy owls found at NYC airports would be killed, the Port Authority is backing off, announcing that it will “move immediately toward implementing a program to trap and relocate snowy owls that pose a threat to aircraft.” A few unfortunate owls were killed over the weekend, before […]

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The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey shot and killed at least two snowy owls at JFK Airport Saturday, ordering that any more of the birds spotted there be killed as well. The decision came after an owl made its way into the engine of a plane that was sitting on the runway. In […]

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