Search
Seeker

How Owls Spin Heads Around

Special blood vessels prevent owls from deadly rapid head turns.

February 1, 2013
7:30 AM EST
Fabian de Kok-Mercado (left) and Dr. Philippe Gailloud give a CT scan to a dead owl to learn how its blood vessels withstand the rapid, up-to-270-degree turns their heads make. | Fabian de Kok-Mercado and Dr. Philippe Gailloud