PHOTO GALLERY: Eagle-owl swoops into Columbia Public Library

Friday, February 24, 2012 | 9:19 p.m. CST

Patrons of the Columbia Public Library had more to look at than just books Friday. Wings of Love Inc., brought an eagle-owl named Swoop to the library to help kick off the weekend in style. The owl was brought in to help celebrate the end of the library's Harry Potter exhibit.



The Columbia Public Library hosts an owl from Wings of Love Inc., named Swoop on Friday. Swoop is an eagle-owl, a breed that has been known to hunt small deer.
Patrons of the Columbia Public Library get the chance to see an Eagle-Owl, named Swoop, brought in by Wings of Love, Inc., on Friday.
Columbia Public Library patrons Samantha Taylor, left, 8, and Gabrielle Taylor, 4, speak with Yvonne Patterson, a handler from Wings of Love Inc., who brought Swoop the eagle-owl to the library Friday.

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