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fish owl

any of several species of owls of the family Strigidae (order Strigiformes). They live near water and eat fish as well as small mammals and birds. The several Asian species are of the genus Ketupa; the several African species are of the genus Scotopelia.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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