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About the snowy owl

Life span in the wild: between 9.5 and 35 years.

Size: Body, 20 to 28 inches; wingspan, 4.2
to 4.8 feet.

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Weight: 3.5 to 6.5 pounds. Females are usually larger than males.

Coloring: Young owls get whiter as they age, but females overall are darker than males.

Diet: They hunt during the day and prefer lemmings, eating three to five a day. They will also eat rabbits, rodents, other birds, and fish.

SOURCES: National Geographic; owlpages.com

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